Subject: Re: dependency clean-up
To: Zafer Aydogan <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 10/27/2007 13:50:51
On Sat, 27 Oct 2007, Zafer Aydogan wrote:

> I'm installing and deinstalling packages from pkgsrc quite regularly.
> But especially, after installing packages with a lot of dependencies
> and removing them, I don't know how to delete the unused dependencies
> of this package.
> How do you keep your system clean from ballast ?

See pkg_info -u and pkg_admin(8) about "automatic=YES".

You could use that to generate a list to pkg_delete.

Maybe pkg_delete should be extended to know automatic=YES?

  Jeremy C. Reed