pkg and reverse dependencies

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Mon Oct 24 01:17:12 UTC 2016

-r, man pkg-info

On Sun, Oct 23, 2016 at 7:57 PM, David Newman <dnewman at>

> With pkg, how to see reverse dependencies of an installed package?
> The old pkg_info command had an -R switch for this, but 'pkg info -R
> <name>' does not do that (it does return lots of other useful info).
> Asking specifically about php56-recode, which causes apache24 to dump
> core every time it's upgraded. I don't think I need php56-recode, but
> would like to check what's using it before uninstalling. This is on an
> 11.0-RELEASE amd64 system.
> Thanks!
> dn
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