Forcing port reinstalls without rebuilding over and over again
steve at sohara.org
Thu Dec 13 19:25:24 UTC 2018
On Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:05:48 +0100
Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:28:12 +0000, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > On Thu, 13 Dec 2018 19:11:35 +0100
> > Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> > > On Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:52:21 -0700, Gary Aitken wrote:
> > > > On 12/12/18 4:14 PM, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> > > > No, you don't. All you need are the top level ports. Right now I
> > > > have 800 ports installed. To get those, I only install 36.
> > >
> > > Yes, that way my basic idea. :-)
> > Does pkg leaf work well enough for ports based systems ?
> Yes, at least, it should.
> But of course it cannot deal with one problem: recognizing
> something as "not needed" that has been installed as not
> being a dependency of something else. ;-)
True, but at least it's a smaller list and you can then use
pkg set -A 0 on the ones you didn't really want.
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