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I'm trying out Homebrew, but I can't seem to figure out when uninstalling a 'formula', how to recursively remove the dependencies as well. I.e. Macports is:

$ port uninstall --follow-dependencies <portname>

How does this work with Homebrew?

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Unfortunately, Homebrew does not track dependencies in this way.

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Like @Adam Vandenberg said, there's no easy way to do it.

However, I filed an issue on Homebrew's GitHub page, and it appears there's a workaround to solve this, until they add an exclusive command.

See my answer on StackOverflow for more info.

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