Upgrading 10.4 to 11.1
steve at sohara.org
Tue May 1 11:44:01 UTC 2018
On Tue, 01 May 2018 07:29:24 -0400
Robert Fitzpatrick <robert at webtent.org> wrote:
> Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > On Mon, 30 Apr 2018 17:18:46 -0400
> > Robert Fitzpatrick via freebsd-questions<freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> > wrote:
> >> Is there a way to delete and put back all the packages currently
> >> installed?
> > Here's one way using the handy pkg leaf alias to get packages
> > with no dependencies.
> > pkg leaf> my_packages
> > pkg delete -a
> > pkg install `cat my_packages`
> > If my_packages is large you may need to use xargs instead of
> > backticks.
> The pkg leaf doesn't seem to list all installed packages. It does not
> list apache24 or aspell or autoconf and more. At first I thought it was
> not listing packages not found in ports, but I see
> mysql51-server-5.1.73_2 on the list.
It only shows packages with no dependents thus leaving out packages
that satisfy a dependency. Try pkg info -r on the ones you're not seeing
and see if that doesn't lead you to something in the list.
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