How do I know why I have a port?
allbery.b at gmail.com
Sat Jul 28 07:17:24 PDT 2012
On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 9:42 PM, Jack Repenning <jack at netgate.net> wrote:
> Sometimes, I notice I have some port installed that I have no conscious
> interest in. I'm sure it's there because it's depended upon by some other
> port that I do care about (or recursively), but is there some way I can
> find out what that would be?
One way to check this *without* seeing what installed it:
port echo leaves # or: port installed leaves
will show all ports which were installed as dependencies, but are no longer
needed. (See also "port setrequested".)
brandon s allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
wandering unix systems administrator (available) (412) 475-9364 vm/sms
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