Port/package install preview
amsibamsi at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 16:14:23 UTC 2010
That gives me some static information on the ports requirements. But I would
like a preview of what rests to be done. Some ports have a lot of
dependencies, most of them are already installed. Can ports also incorporate
the current state of installed packages?
On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 5:01 PM, daniele <glimp at live.com> wrote:
> 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
>> 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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>> Hello !
> 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..) :
> * fetch-list
> 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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