Port/package install preview
glimp at live.com
Fri Mar 5 16:02:08 UTC 2010
On 03/05/10 16:43, Anselm Strauss wrote:
> is it possible to do a real preview with portupgrade? I want to see all
> ports that would be installed/upgraded when installing a particular port.
> The --noexecute option doesn't really show me a lot. How would this be done
> with packages? pkg_add would have to download all packges first to be able
> to calculate all dependencies, or can it operate on an index file?
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Take a look at the 'ports' manpage and you will find a mean on how to
get useful information on the ports collection (configuring building
discover dependencies etc..) :
Show list of files to be fetched in order to build the port.
* run-depends-list, build-depends-list
Print a list of all the compile and run dependencies, and
dependencies of those dependencies, by port directory.
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