querying the registry for installed files

Ken Cunningham ken.cunningham.webuse at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 12:20:26 PDT 2016

Rene, do you mean 

port provides  /path/to/file

or something fancier?


> On Oct 28, 2016, at 11:41 AM, René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I think the registry keeps track of all installed files, whether they belong to active or inactive ports, right?
> If so, is there a way to query the registry with a filename pattern, to obtain the full paths of known matching filesand the port(s) which provide them?
> Thanks,
> René
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