Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Mon, 31 Oct 2005 13:26:33 +0300
From:      "Andrew P." <>
To:        George Katsanos <>
Subject:   Re: Basic Port Management.Is there any?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <!~!>
References:  <!~!>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help
On 10/31/05, George Katsanos <> wrote:
> Hello ! ,
> As a fresh Freebsd user[and fan] I am trying to set up my WM / X environm=
> and choose the apps I will use for basic stuff.
> Text Editors , Image viewers , Mail apps , FileManagers.
> So after I see some screenshots [it would be very nice and handy if some
> screenshots could be added to the database] I'm making
> install the port to check it out. Some times , I decided that I don't lik=
> it . So my first though is to get rid of it , cause I don't want ''trash'=
> on my system.
> I'm making deinstall [or pkg_delete] to remove it. Everything ok so far ,
> but what about the one zillion dependant pkg's the app made?
> You can say , do a pkg_delete -r . Yes but this will may delete also pkgs
> that are Needed by other ports/apps..
> Is there any good plan solution for this ?...
> _______________________________________________
> mailing list
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe@freebsd.o=

Just take it easy :-) Most ports try to behave, so
unless you're very short of disk space, just let
them be there. Once in a while, you can install
a tool that deals with "leafs" (there are a few in
ports collection). Leafs are ports that are not
needed by anything, so you can safely delete

Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <>