Changeset 27729 for trunk/doc


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Timestamp:
Aug 13, 2007, 3:35:15 AM (12 years ago)
Author:
markd@…
Message:

Refine explanation of "port dependents".

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  • trunk/doc/guide/new/xml/using.xml

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    253253      <title>dependents</title>
    254254
    255       <para>The <userinput>dependents</userinput> option shows you what ports
    256       depend on a given port, if any.</para>
     255      <para>The <option>dependents</option> option reports what ports depend
     256      upon a given port, if any. MacPorts learns about dependents during port
     257      installation, so uninstalled ports will always report that there are no
     258      dependents.</para>
    257259
    258260      <programlisting><prompt>%%</prompt> <userinput>port dependents openssl</userinput></programlisting>
     
    261263gnome-vfs depends on openssl
    262264libdap depends on openssl</screen>
    263 
    264       <note>
    265         <para>Only installed ports will list any dependents. This is because
    266         MacPorts learns about dependents during port installation.</para>
    267       </note>
    268265    </section>
    269266
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