Is it generally okay to uninstall all inactive leaves?

Carlo Tambuatco oraclmaster at
Sun Feb 15 10:54:53 PST 2015

I thought I did a reply all...oops.

On Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 1:52 PM, Marko Käning <MK-MacPorts at> wrote:

> On 15 Feb 2015, at 19:46 , Carlo Tambuatco <oraclmaster at> wrote:
> So build dependencies are *always* left behind after upgrading all ports
> whether they are needed to run ports or not? Seems like macports should
> have an option that prunes this stuff after every upgrade. It should be the
> port developer's responsibility to mark what is needed to run their port
> and have the rest deleted after every upgrade. Just my opinion.
> Please direct that to the list, as this are perfectly valid points.
> One surely doesn’t want to install the build tools again and again, so
> they should be
> marked as requested.
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