Question about packages installed via `pkg_add -r`
vanopen at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 01:14:41 UTC 2011
On Sat, Mar 05, 2011 at 08:02:47PM -0500, illoai at gmail.com wrote:
> On 5 March 2011 20:00, Yue Wu <vanopen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello, sorry for poor English, I will try to explan clearer with my
> > best.
> > On Sat, Mar 05, 2011 at 04:48:17PM +0100, Greg Byshenk wrote:
> >> On Sat, Mar 05, 2011 at 11:04:36PM +0800, Yue Wu wrote:
> >> > I'm trying to use package instead of ports these day, but a few
> >> > questions have:
> >> >
> >> > 1. How to reserve packages that fetched via `pkg_add -r`?
> >> >
> >> > 2. How to know if there are updates for packages, and how to update?
> >> For (1), do you mean 'preserve', as in save a copy? If so, then
> >> 'portmaster -b [...]' will save a backup copy of installed packages.
> > Yes, I mean 'preserve'. I've maned portmaster, seems -b is for a
> > installed package, so it will preserve it by packing up the files from a
> > installed package, why not preserve it just when fetching with `pkg_add
> > -r`? I think it's the best way, I don't like the portmaster way to do it
> > after.
> from man 1 pkg_add:
> -K, --keep
> Keep any downloaded package in PKGDIR if it is defined or in cur-
> rent directory by default.
Thanks, sorry for no attentively reading ;p
Another question arises after checking the pkg 'pkg_add' saves, why the
pkg doesn't have a version appended to its name, it's hard to know the
version the pkg downloaded...
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