Subject: Re: recursive pkg_tarup?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/27/2004 17:25:38
On Mon, 27 Sep 2004, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

> Thanks -- that will save me some trouble, though it does need a bit of
> tweaking to deal with lines like
> 	{perl>=5.0,perl-thread>=5.0}

That should work fine too. It will do:

$ pkg_info -qn '{perl>=5.0,perl-thread>=5.0}'

(No output because perl has no requirements.)

pkg_info uses fnmatch(3) and also understands {,} style alternatives.

For example:

rainier:/usr/pkgsrc$ pkg_info -e '{perl>=5.0,perl-thread>=5.0}'

And an improvement to my earlier examples for you would be to add after
the sort a pkg_info -e to get best version.

list_requires kde | sort -u | xargs -n 1 pkg_info -e

 Jeremy C. Reed

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