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PKG-CHECK(8)           DragonFly System Manager's Manual          PKG-CHECK(8)


pkg check - sanity check installed packages


pkg check -B|-d|-s|-r [-nqvy] -a pkg check -B|-d|-s|-r [-nqvy] [-Cgix] pattern pkg check --{shlibs,dependencies,checksums,recompute} [--{dry-run,quiet,verbose,yes}] --all pkg check --{shlibs,dependencies,checksums,recompute} [--{dry-run,quiet,verbose,yes}] [--{case-sensitive,glob,case-insensitive,regex}] pattern


pkg check -B or pkg check --shlibs regenerates the library dependency metadata for a package by extracting library requirement information from the binary ELF files in the package. pkg check -d or pkg check --dependencies checks for and installs missing dependencies. pkg check -r or pkg check --recompute recalculates and sets the checksums of installed packages. This command should only be used when the administrator has made modifications that invalidate a package checksum. Spontaneous checksum problems can indicate data or security problems. pkg check -s or pkg check --checksums detects installed packages with invalid checksums. An invalid checksum can be caused by data corruption or tampering.


These options are supported by pkg check: -a, --all Process all packages. -C, --case-sensitive Use case sensitive standard or regular expression (-x) matching with pattern. -g, --glob Treat pattern as a shell glob pattern. -i, --case-insensitive Use case insensitive standard or regular expression (-x) matching with pattern. This is the default unless CASE_SENSITIVE_MATCH has been set to true in pkg.conf. -n, --dry-run Only check for missing dependencies, do not install them. -v, --verbose Be verbose. -q, --quiet Suppress most output, except for error messages and data that the command explicitly requests. This is primarily intended for scripting use. -x, --regex Treat pattern as a regular expression, using the "modern" or "extended" syntax described in re_format(7). -y, --yes Assume "yes" when asked for confirmation before installing missing dependencies.


These environment variables affect the execution of pkg check. See pkg.conf(5) for additional information. PKG_DBDIR CASE_SENSITIVE_MATCH


See pkg.conf(5).


Regenerate the library dependency metadata of all installed packages from the library information in each package's binary ELF files: pkg check -Ba Test for missing dependencies needed by nano, installing any that are missing: pkg check -d nano Test the checksums of all installed packages to make sure none are corrupted: pkg check -sa


pkg_printf(3), pkg_repos(3), pkg-lua-script(5), pkg-repository(5), pkg-script(5), pkg.conf(5), pkg(8), pkg-add(8), pkg-alias(8), pkg-annotate(8), pkg-audit(8), pkg-autoremove(8), pkg-backup(8), pkg-clean(8), pkg-config(8), pkg-create(8), pkg-delete(8), pkg-fetch(8), pkg-info(8), pkg-install(8), pkg-lock(8), pkg-query(8), pkg-register(8), pkg-repo(8), pkg-rquery(8), pkg-search(8), pkg-set(8), pkg-shell(8), pkg-shlib(8), pkg-ssh(8), pkg-stats(8), pkg-update(8), pkg-updating(8), pkg-upgrade(8), pkg-version(8), pkg-which(8) DragonFly 6.1-DEVELOPMENT May 25, 2018 DragonFly 6.1-DEVELOPMENT

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