finding which apps use a given port
z.szalbot at lcwords.com
Fri Aug 29 19:03:37 UTC 2008
Robert Huff pisze:
>> For a long time there has been a problem with posix-something port (as
>> reported by portaudit) and I do not see an update to this particular
>> port. How would I go about checking which ports/applications use this
>> particular posix port? I am tempted to remove it but need to check why
>> it is there in first place...
> pkg_info -R <port_name>
> This assumes you have it installed. If not, you can try
> grepping the ports tree ... which can get messy if many ports depend
> on it.
Ah - I should have read pkg_info man. I often use it with -Ix switch but
failed to see that it can also check dependencies.
Now I know it is required by php5-extensions-1.1. Do you think I should
be relatively safe by commenting it out in the extensions file,
restarting apache and seeing what is going on?
I still do not know which application really needs posix. But many
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