--pretend & --fetch-all options
mel at hackinthebox.org
Sat Feb 17 07:39:22 PST 2007
On Feb 17, 2007, at 6:06 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Feb 17, 2007, at 00:49, mel wrote:
>> 1) Is there a 'pretend' option for port, whereby when I do port --
>> pretend install xfce4, it will list down all the dependencies and
>> packages that will be downloaded and installed?
> I'm not aware of any such option.
spoonfork:~ mel$ port deps gnucash
gnucash has build dependencies on:
gnucash has library dependencies on:
spoonfork:~ mel$ port deps libtool
libtool has no dependencies
spoonfork:~ mel$ port deps goffice
goffice has library dependencies on:
close enough for my needs at this point in time. but it would be
good if in the future, the deps option can draw dependencies tree.
the reason i'm asking is that i've been a long time user of the
gentoo portage, and after mucking around for a day just trying to
port apache's ebuild into gentoo's prefix portage in mac os x, i just
gave up and decided to focus on using macports.
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