pkg and reverse dependencies
dnewman at networktest.com
Mon Oct 24 01:36:29 UTC 2016
On 10/23/16 6:31 PM, David Newman wrote:
> On 10/23/16 6:17 PM, Adam Vande More wrote:
> My understanding is that -r returns dependencies of an installed package
> -- i.e., which packages are required for that package to work.
> I am asking about the opposite: Which other packages depend on this
> package. This info was available from the old 'pkg_info -R' command.
>> man pkg-info
> No manual entry for pkg-info
> And new systems no longer include the old pkg_info command. Did you mean
> something else?
Arrrgh. Please ignore all this. 'pkg info -r' is exactly right.
>> On Sun, Oct 23, 2016 at 7:57 PM, David Newman <dnewman at networktest.com>
>>> 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.
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