Specifying & searching of package flavors

parv/freebsd parv.0zero9+freebsd at gmail.com
Thu Apr 15 23:19:24 UTC 2021

On Thu, Apr 15, 2021 at 1:05 PM parv/freebsd wrote:

> 1- How does one search for available flavors of a package by partial
>    or full package origin?
>   For example, given origin of "devel/lua-stdlib" would install the
> packages
>   for all available versions of lua (5.1--5.4). Only way I found that that
>   would be the case is during the actual install.
>   Issues here ...
>   - "pkg search lua-stdlib" does not show any results;
>   - "pkg install lua-stdlib at lua54" fails to find any available packages.
> Only
>     thing that would work is "lua54-stdlib";
>   - to be able to "-x" option, I would need to have prior knowledge to use
>     "lua.+?stdlib" ( "lua.+?-stdlib" does not work) to give to
> pkg-{info,search}.

I meant '... "lua.+stdlib" ("lua.+?-stdlib" does not work) to give to

- parv

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