port contents inactive

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at macports.org
Thu Mar 31 15:12:57 PDT 2011

How challenging would it be to have "port contents" work on "installed" rather then "active"?

$ port installed help2man
The following ports are currently installed:
  help2man @1.38.4_0
  help2man @1.39.2_0 (active)
pillbox:pixilla brad$ 

$ port contents help2man at 1.38.4_0

I'm trying to track down an issue where a dependency has been upgraded and a library path has changed. So I wrote a script to run otool on all the contents of a port and verify that paths exist. Well, I have the new software deactivated because it's broke so I would still like to use "port contents <port name>@<version>_<revision><+variants>".

In the mean time I'll glob the dir at $prefix/var/software/<port name>/<version>...

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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