Subject: Re: firefox 1.0.1 behaviour changed badly on current/i386
To: Jachym Holecek <email@example.com>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/16/2005 01:47:22
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 08:52:51PM +0100, Jachym Holecek wrote:
> Someone else wrote:
> > High on my wishlists for pkgsrc: an automatically-generated log of
> > things I installed at the top level, so I know what to rebuild, and a
> > log of what gets built by any given invocation of make, for precisely
> > the reason I give above.
> That would be nice. For the first point, maybe it's enough to scan the
> dependency tree for a list of "root" packages? (ie. those whose dependecies
> generate all the tree)
What's really needed is a way to mark a package as "installed by user"
vs. "installed due to dependency". Of course, just listing the leaf packages
as they are now gets you most of the way to that. I think pkgdepgraph can
be made to generate a list like that.