pkg_cutleaves - a bit too efficient
cwhiteh at onetel.com
Wed Mar 26 11:08:51 PDT 2008
Nikolaj Thygesen wrote:
> Hi list,
> In order to tighten up my fbsd installation I decided to try out
> pkg_cutleaves. I wasn't really too worried, as I figured I could always
> run portupgrade if I removed one package too many - and so I did it
> appears. Portupgrade doesn't bring anything back though. I've tried
> running pkgdb with a number of different parameters including -L and -F,
> but nothing really does me any good. What can I do to make
> ports/packages realize I'm in need of a few more packages??
> The particular symptom isn't too bad though. The background of my
> Gnome desktop doesn't respond to mouse clicks, and my wallpaper is gone,
> but still...
Try portmanager. Install portmanager from ports and run portmanager -s
> somefile to see what is missing, portmanager -u to repair it. There
are some other switches in the man page.
Of course if you removed something that nothing else depends on then
even portmanager won't repair it :)
> br - Nikolaj
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