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Date:      Fri, 10 Aug 2007 14:39:39 +0200
From:      Ruben de Groot <mail25@bzerk.org>
To:        Christopher Key <cjk32@cam.ac.uk>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Remove ports dependencies
Message-ID:  <20070810123939.GA84642@ei.bzerk.org>
In-Reply-To: <46BC51C3.1020103@cam.ac.uk>
References:  <46BC51C3.1020103@cam.ac.uk>

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On Fri, Aug 10, 2007 at 12:53:39PM +0100, Christopher Key typed:
> Hello,
> 
> I recently tried to install vim from the ports collections, however I
> didn't do it with 'WITHOUT_X11', and accordingly it went off and
> installed X + presumably a whole load of dependencies which I really
> don't want.  Is there any way to get a list of exactly what it added so
> that I can go and remove it cleanly?

the command "pkg_deinstall -nR vim" (this command is port of the portupgrade 
package) will give you a list of all packages vim depends on. Removing the 'n'
switch will actually upward-recursively deinstall these packages, excluding
the ones that are needed by other packages.
Then rebuild vim WITHOUT_X11 ;)

cheers,
Ruben



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