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Re: one for the wishlist
On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 09:51:57AM +0200, Jörn Clausen wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 11:56 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger
> <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost> wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 11:50:47PM +0200, Jörn Clausen wrote:
> >> The reason is, that pkg_info, lintpkgsrc and other tools provide a
> >> great overview of the current status of your local pkgsrc
> >> installation, but not about its history. When testing a package and
> >> removing it later, I find it hard to clean up all dependencies that
> >> are no longer used.
> > pkgtools/pkg_leaves?
> Being a leaf package (even in the sense of pkg_leaves, i.e. "pkg_info
> -u" already removed from the list) does not mean it is not used
> anymore. I just tried pkg_leaves on my set of installed packages, and
> it reported gmake, zip and a bunch of libraries that need to be
> reinstalled with the next package or at the next update of packages
> that have a build dependency on them. Those are packages I don't want
> to remove. And it can't tell the reason why a leaf package is there,
> that information is lost.
You can just mark them as manually added in that case.
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