--- RW <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Wednesday 20 September 2006 19:45, Andrew Gould
> > pkg_info provides a nice listing of package names
> > include version numbers. I'd like to have a list
> > the names without the version numbers so that I
> > write a script to install the newer versions after
> > clean installation.
> > Looking at the package names, I'm having a hard
> > coming up with an algorithm for separating the
> > names from the version numbers. Many package
> > have dashes (postgresql-server), and some have
> > in the version numbers (libid3tag-0.15.1b).
> > Does anyone have a good way of separating the
> > names from the version numbers?
> > Is there a better way of identifying and
> installing a
> > set of packages after a clean installation?
> What you actually want is the origins, pkg_info -oq
> "*" will give you that.
> What I think is a better idea is to get a list of
> the leaf origins, and let
> the ports sytem sort out the rest itself - you may
> end up with a cleaner set
> of dependencies. See the thread "Moving to new PC"
> above for a way to get
> these from portmanager.
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