'doctor' script

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri May 21 22:47:33 UTC 2021

On May 21, 2021, at 06:51, Werner LEMBERG wrote:

>>> is there a 'doctor' script that walks over all installed MacPorts
>>> ports and checks whether its dependencies are installed, too?  In
>>> general, what's the right action(s) to thoroughly check the
>>> integrity of a MacPorts installation?
>>> I have forcibly uninstalled some ports by accident, and due to
>>> using mosh I can't scroll backwards to see which they are...
>> sudo port rev-upgrade
>> https://man.macports.org/port-rev-upgrade.1.html
>> MacPorts also runs this automatically every time you install or
>> upgrade a port, unless you've disabled that functionality.
> Thanks, but it seems to check binaries only, not packages.  In
> particular, it seems to not check Perl or Python package dependencies.

rev-upgrade verifies library linkage. That's all it does.

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