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From: Peter Alfredsen <peter.alfredsen@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] portage usage problems
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 21:45:27
1 On Thursday 18 October 2007, Neil Bothwick wrote:
3 > You need emerge --update --deep --ask --newuse --verbose world to see
4 > everything, although even this won't cover packages that are neither in
5 > world nor required by world. Those are the packages shown for removal by
6 > emerge --depclean --pretend.
8 Actually, the above example misses one last class of packages, those that are
9 only build-dependencies. To get them you have to add --with-bdeps y, like so
10 in short format:
11 emerge --with-bdeps y -uDNav world
12 Or, to conform with Neil's example, using the long form:
13 emerge --with-bdeps y --update --deep --ask --newuse --verbose world
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16 /PA
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