Find what options a precompiled package uses

Valeriu Mutu vmutu at
Fri Aug 1 14:38:51 UTC 2008

On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 10:33:27AM -0400, David Gurvich wrote:
> I don't want to know what options are set for building a port.
> I want to know what options were used in a previously built port that
> is either available as a tar file or installed on a system, preferably
> checking the tar file for the options.
You might find some hints by downloading/unpacking the package and using 'ldd' on the binary to see what shared libraries it is linked to.


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Valeriu Mutu

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