Find ports that are not in the requeirement of others

Arthur Chance freebsd at
Fri Nov 10 14:26:03 UTC 2017

On 10/11/2017 05:57, Roland Smith wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 09:58:17AM +0700, Olivier wrote:
>> Hi,
>> After a couple of years runnig and using one single machine, installing
>> some ports for testing, etc. I end up with hundred of ports and
>> packages, especially libraries that I never use directly, so am not
>> really aware of.
>> Is there an incantation of pkg(8) that can list all the ports that are a
>> leaf in the tree of the installed ports.
> From pkg-query(8):
>     pkg query -e '%#r = 0' %o
> Roland

Or if you have the default config file installed, simply

pkg leaf

It's an alias, although the query format is '%n-%v' rather than %o.

An amusing coincidence: log2(58) = 5.858 (to 0.0003% accuracy).

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