On 3/14/16 12:29 PM, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote: > Miroslav Lachman <000.f...@quip.cz> writes: >> Bryan Drewery <bdrew...@freebsd.org> writes: >>> https://github.com/freebsd/pkg/blob/master/scripts/pkg_tree.sh >> Can you publish it as a port? I know there is one written in Perl but >> I like your sh without dependencies. > > It's not very useful, in my opinion. The relationships between packages > form a directed acyclic graph, not a tree, so pkg_tree.sh will either > show too little (without -r) or far, far too much (with -r). If you > want to visualize the package graph, you can feed the output of 'pkg > query "%n %dn"' into something like graphviz. For other tasks, you are > better off learning how to use 'pkg query' and possibly creating your > own aliases or scripts. It's not that difficult; feel free to ask for > help. > > (Just for kicks, I tried running 'pkg_tree.sh -rn' on my desktop, which > has 934 packages installed. It's been running for ten minutes and has > printed over 90,000 lines, with no end in sight.) >
Yeah that's why I never included it by default. It can be interesting sometimes but often is too noisy. I didn't want to encourage its use by default vs pkg info or pkg query. -- Regards, Bryan Drewery _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"