inconsistent dependency information

Joshua Root jmr at
Wed Jun 9 17:09:27 PDT 2010

On 2010-6-10 09:50 , Scott Webster wrote:
> I have three ports installed that claim they have no dependencies:
> [~@skadi]$ port dependents p5-xml-sax-expat
> p5-xml-sax-expat has no dependents.
> [~@skadi]$ port dependents xorg-libpthread-stubs
> xorg-libpthread-stubs has no dependents.
> [~@skadi]$ port dependents xorg-xineramaproto
> xorg-xineramaproto has no dependents.
> But other ports claim that these are in fact library dependencies:
> [~@skadi]$ port deps p5-xml-simple
> Library Dependencies: perl5, p5-xml-namespacesupport, p5-xml-sax,
>                       p5-xml-sax-expat
> [~@skadi]$ port deps xorg-libXp
> Build Dependencies:   pkgconfig, xorg-util-macros, autoconf, automake, libtool
> Library Dependencies: xorg-libXext, xorg-printproto, xorg-libpthread-stubs
> [~@skadi]$ port deps xorg-libXinerama
> Build Dependencies:   pkgconfig
> Library Dependencies: xorg-libXext, xorg-xineramaproto
> All these ports are installed.  Is this a bug?  If so, in what?  Base?

Probably the dependencies were changed without bumping the revision, and
you installed before the changes.

- Josh

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