[csw-users] welcome questions to pkg-get

Sebastian Kayser skayser at opencsw.org
Mon Jul 12 13:19:44 CEST 2010

* Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski <blizinski at google.com> wrote:
> No dia 12 de Julho de 2010 11:52, Guillaume Jaquet
> <guillaume.jaquet at gmail.com> escreveu:
> > We utlise PKG-GET and we're happy, we would like to know how the PKG-GET is
> > to find all the dependency of a package?
> I'm not sure if you can do that with pkg-get.  There's also pkgutil,
> which also downloads and installs packages, but has additional
> functionality.  You could use the --nomod option.  It'll tell you
> which packages pkgutil would download.  That would be a partial list
> of dependencies -- this would only list the dependencies that aren't
> already installed.
> There's also the --stream option that can build a package stream (that
> is, a .pkg file) which contains your designated package together with
> all its dependencies.  You could use this function to build the .pkg
> file and then examine its contents.

One could use the download mode (-d) to determine the full list of
package + dependencies.

  pkgutil -nd <pkg> 2>&1 | grep CSW

Already installed packages don't make a difference. Just make sure to
install the most recent pkgutil version.


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