Process for checking port dependencies

Joshua Root jmr at
Thu Feb 26 00:00:08 PST 2009

Scott Haneda wrote:
> On Feb 25, 2009, at 5:17 PM, Joshua Root wrote:
>>> I have somewhere around 40 or these to do, it is a process.  If there is
>>> anything anyone can share to make it easier, I sure would love to
>>> hear it.
>> This is the main problem that trace mode (-t) was designed to solve.
> Does trace mode actually install anything, or just run through it?  Can
> you share a simple example?

The one thing that -t changes is that access is denied to files that the
port should not be using (according to its dependency list). It prints a
message for attempted accesses.

- Josh

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