You are looking for the 'sysutils/portupgrade' port. It installs a tool called pkg_deinstall.
So to achieve what you described, you would run 'pkg_deinstall -R A' and it would deinstall 'A' and any of its "orphaned" dependencies, ie. B, C, D but not E. Seeya...Q On Thu, 2003-10-16 at 21:41, Michael Lee wrote: > Hi, > > I have a question about uninstalling port. > > Say, there are 5 applications -- A, B, C, D, E > > Installing A depends on B,C,D, and E. > There is no problem that I type 'make install' under /usr/port/xxx/A > that the port system will help me install B,C,D,E since they are required by > application A. > Supposed that E was also required by another application F which was already > installed in the system, > I wonder if I type 'make deinstall' under /usr/port/xxx/A and try to > uninstall A, > will the port system help me uninstall B,C,D but not uninstall E ? > > Thank you! > > Michael Lee > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"