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


pkg updating - display UPDATING entries of software packages


pkg updating [-i] [-d date] [-f file] [pkg-name ...] pkg updating [--case-insensitive] [--date date] [--file file] [pkg-name ...]


The pkg updating command scans the installed ports and show all UPDATING entries that affect one of the installed ports. Alternatively, a list of pkg-names could be passed.


The following options are supported by pkg updating: pkg-name ... UPDATING entries for the named packages are displayed. -i, --case-insensitive Matching against pkg-name case insensitive. -d date, --date date Only entries newer than date are shown. Use a YYYYMMDD date format. -f file, --file file Defines a alternative location of the UPDATING file.


The following environment variables affect the execution of pkg updating: PORTSDIR Location of the ports tree.


/usr/ports/UPDATING The default location of the UPDATING file.


Shows all entries of all installed ports: % pkg updating Shows all entries of all installed ports since 2012-01-01: % pkg updating -d 20120101 Shows all entries for all apache and mysql ports: % pkg updating apache mysql Shows all apache entries since 2012-01-01: % pkg updating -d 20120101 apache Defines that the UPDATING file is in /tmp and shows all entries of all installed ports: % pkg updating -f /tmp/UPDATING


pkg_create(3), pkg_printf(3), pkg_repos(3), pkg-keywords(5), pkg-lua-script(5), pkg-repository(5), pkg-script(5), pkg-triggers(5), pkg.conf(5), pkg(8), pkg-add(8), pkg-alias(8), pkg-annotate(8), pkg-audit(8), pkg-autoremove(8), pkg-check(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-triggers(8), pkg-update(8), pkg-upgrade(8), pkg-version(8), pkg-which(8) DragonFly 6.5-DEVELOPMENT July 29, 2022 DragonFly 6.5-DEVELOPMENT

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