How do I prevent a port from installing?

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Thu Nov 22 16:16:22 PST 2007

David Benfell writes:

>  Also, in deinstalling jdk, I found that apache-ant relied upon
>  it, but I couldn't see what depended on apache-ant.

	"man pkg_info", paying attention to the 'r' and 'R' options.

>  Is there a workaround for apache-ant?

	If it's a mandatory dependency - i.e. not installed because of
an option - the anxwer is probably "No.".
	You could consult the maintainer for a more authoratative

				Robert Huff

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