How to find package name
parv at pair.com
Sat Dec 27 15:15:17 PST 2003
in message <20031227020707.34393.qmail at web12608.mail.yahoo.com>, wrote
Dorin H thusly...
> --- fbsd_user <fbsd_user at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
> > What is the sure fired way to get the correct spelling of the
> > package name to use with pkg_add -r command?
> If you have installed ports, and you know the port name (which you can
> find easily), you can go to /usr/ports/<<portpath>> and cat/sed
> distinfo file. HIH,
And to get that portpath relatively painless...
listpkg | less
where listpkg is...
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