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Date:      Thu, 26 Mar 2009 22:08:01 -0400
From:      Glen Barber <>
To:        Olivier Nicole <>
Subject:   Re: How to list all the installed packages...
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On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 10:05 PM, Olivier Nicole <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a way to show a list of all installed packages that are not
> required by any other package?
> Some thing like "pkg_info -aR" where the Required by: field is empty.
> Ultimately, that would give a list of "software" versus "libraries".
> The question arise because, while installing a new machine, I found
> out that I have help2man installed, that is not required by any other
> package, that I did not install myself, that looks unneeded to me
> (until I may need it one day). So I would remove it; and would like to
> make a list of what is removable (that I did not install, and that is
> not required).

Have a look at the ports-mgmt/pkg_cutleaves port.

Glen Barber

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