list ports that depend on a given port

Christopher Jones jonesc at
Fri Jun 4 19:40:58 UTC 2021

> On 4 Jun 2021, at 8:14 pm, Gregory Anders <greg at> wrote:
> port echo depends:'(^|\W)boost(\W|$)’

Thanks, that seems a bit better but it still matches port it should not. i.e. it matches 


which in fact only depends on

 > port deps py39-scikit-hep-hist        
Full Name: py39-scikit-hep-hist @2.3.0_0
Fetch Dependencies:   git
Build Dependencies:   py39-setuptools
Library Dependencies: python39, py39-scikit-hep-boost-histogram
Test Dependencies:    py39-pytest

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