Annotation of pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkgdepgraph/DESCR, Revision 184.108.40.206
1.1 atatat 1: pkgdepgraph prints out a "dot" language specification of the
2: inter-dependencies of your installed packages. The "dot" language
3: is interpreted by the graphviz package to make graphs. There are
4: several uses for such information.
6: (1) A graphical representation of information is always good to
7: look at.
9: (2) The output itself can be sorted and filtered to provide a list
10: of packages to delete in order that they can be rebuilt (to replace
11: out-of-date components).
13: (3) You can visually estimate the work involved in (or impact of)
14: removing a given component in order to replace it.