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PKG_TREE(7) FreeBSD System Manager's Manual PKG_TREE(7)
 

pkg_tree - Generate a graphical tree of packages and their dependencies

pkg_tree [-v] [package-prefix ...]

This program generates a graphical tree of packages and their dependancies.

To show the dependencies of all packages, run it without arguments:
[~] edwin@k7> pkg_tree
To show the dependencies of one package, run it with an argument:

[~] edwin@k7> pkg_tree linux-netscape
linux-netscape-navigator-4.79
|\__ netscape-remote-1.0_1
|\__ netscape-wrapper-2000.07.07
|\__ linux_base-6.1
|\__ imake-4.1.0 (unknown)
|\__ freetype2-2.0.5
\__ XFree86-libraries-4.1.0 (unknown)
To also show the dependencies of the dependencies, use the -v parameter:

[~] edwin@k7> pkg_tree -v linux-netscape
linux-netscape-navigator-4.79
|\__ netscape-remote-1.0_1
| |\__ imake-4.1.0 (unknown)
| |\__ freetype2-2.0.3 (unknown)
| \__ XFree86-libraries-4.1.0 (unknown)
|\__ netscape-wrapper-2000.07.07
| |\__ freetype2-2.0.3 (unknown)
| |\__ imake-4.1.0 (unknown)
| |\__ netscape-remote-1.0_1
| | |\__ imake-4.1.0 (unknown)
| | |\__ freetype2-2.0.3 (unknown)
| | \__ XFree86-libraries-4.1.0 (unknown)
| \__ XFree86-libraries-4.1.0 (unknown)
|\__ linux_base-6.1
|\__ imake-4.1.0 (unknown)
|\__ freetype2-2.0.5
\__ XFree86-libraries-4.1.0 (unknown)
Use the -t parameter to show only top level packages, and -b to show only bottom level packages. And -t -q together will give the list of top level packages without their dependencies, installing only these packages should install all currently installed packages.

Always 0.

Ports which have upgraded ports in their dependencies don't show their dependencies anymore if the old port is deleted; it then prints "(unknown)".

Edwin Groothuis, edwin@mavetju.org (http://www.mavetju.org)

ports(7)
December 15, 2001 December 15, 2001

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