Subject: Re: installing based on package profiles
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/28/2004 01:44:16
On Fri, 27 Feb 2004, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Maybe pkg_add can (or already does?) set some setting that indicates that
> the package was installed as a dependency or not. If pkg_add doesn't
> already do this, then maybe a new switch or setting could be used for the
> automatic installations of dependent packages. Then maybe a +* file can
> record if it was installed directly or indirectly.

Dare diving into pkg_create (and pkg_add), and you'll encounter

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>