Finding Dependencies

Eitan Adler eitanadlerlist at
Tue Mar 17 20:32:52 PDT 2009

Jerry wrote:
> Assuming program: 'foo', how can I determine what other programs depend
> on 'foo', not what programs 'foo' depends on? I have a program on my
> system and I want to determine what other programs are dependent upon
> it. 'pkg_info' doesn't seem to give me that information.
man pkg_info
try pkg_info -R
and also look at /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/pkg_tree
Eitan Adler
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-Jakob Nielsen

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