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Date:      Fri, 10 May 2013 14:35:40 +0200
From:      "Julian H. Stacey" <jhs@berklix.com>
To:        "Ronald F. Guilmette" <rfg@tristatelogic.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, freebsd-ports@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: WANTED: Tool to verify installed package/port consistancy 
Message-ID:  <201305101236.r4ACZeQf011014@fire.js.berklix.net>
In-Reply-To: Your message "Thu, 09 May 2013 15:00:23 PDT." <58355.1368136823@server1.tristatelogic.com> 

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"Ronald F. Guilmette" wrote:
> 
> The subject line pretty much says it all.

Additional to other ideas so far,
You could also make a chroot, install normal bins from src,
install all your ports, ^D to exit chroot, then do a compare & strip with eg:
cd chroot ; 
find . -type f -exec cmpd -d {} / \;
	# compare & delete http://berklix.com/~jhs/src/bsd/jhs/bin/public/cmpd/
find . -type l | xargs rm
find . -type d -depth -exec rmdir {} \; 
find . -type f -print | sort | more

then consider what got trashed, where, & maybe why,
& then reinstall from ports, or crudely
 cd /chroot/var/db/pkg ; tar cf - */+CONTENTS| (cd /var/db/pkg && tar xf -)

PS I find /usr/ports/textproc/mgdiff nice for a visual diff of 2 files.
( if theres lots of small changes in a file )

Cheers,
Julian
-- 
Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultant, Munich http://berklix.com
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