Subject: Re: pkg_delete delete build dependencies
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/29/2004 05:49:40
On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 06:18:02PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> As mentioned in PR thread pkg/24188, pkg_delete's explanation for -R and
> -r needed improvement. I used Greg Wood's suggestions with some
> modifications of my own and did that.
> But also mentioned was that the pkg_delete -R does not clean up the build
> dependencies too.
> Is it okay if we have -R repeated (like -R or "-R -R") to mean that
> @blddep should be removed too?

@blddep doesn't store BUILD_DEPENDS; rather, it stores the exact
dependencies of the packages that match the wildcard dependencies
listed in @pkgdep upon which the package depends.


	-- Johnny Lam <>