Subject: Re: Support for marking packages as installed automatically as
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/26/2005 14:51:22
On Sun, 23 Oct 2005, Thomas Klausner wrote:

> mark.  Also, pkg_info -a lists all installed packages while pkg_info
> without arguments omits automatically installed packages.

I think pkg_info without arguments should stay the same, current behaviour 
(which I don't see documented in man page). It is common to use "pkg_info" 
without any arguments.

Maybe "pkg_info -A" to show information for packages not installed 
automatically as dependencies.

  Jeremy C. Reed

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