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Re: How to remove pkgsrc orphan dependencies?

On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 02:01:06PM +0200, Ottavio Caruso wrote:
> Doesn't pkgin rebuild its database from a remote file, the one listed
> in pkgin.conf? How does pkgin become aware of locally installed
> packages?

It downloads a database of available packages, and it uses the
pkg_install database for finding out about local packages. It syncs it
automatically if it finds out you have modified the installed packages
behind its back (e.g., by using pkg_add or pkg_delete).

> Does pkgin run "pkg_admin rebuild" or "pkg_admin rebuild-tree" by
> default? If not, is it a good idea to run the above mentioned commands
> or does it make any difference?

No, and no. Why would you want to do that?

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