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

NAME
     pkg updating - display UPDATING entries of software packages

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

     pkg updating [--case-insensitive] [--date date] [--file file]
                  [pkg-name ...]

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

OPTIONS
     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.

ENVIRONMENT
     The following environment variables affect the execution of pkg updating:

     PORTSDIR
         Location of the ports tree.

FILES
     See pkg.conf(5).

EXAMPLES
     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

SEE ALSO
     pkg_printf(3), pkg_repos(3), pkg-repository(5), pkg.conf(5), pkg(8),
     pkg-add(8), pkg-annotate(8), pkg-audit(8), pkg-autoremove(8),
     pkg-backup(8), pkg-check(8), pkg-clean(8), pkg-config(8), pkg-convert(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-update(8), pkg-upgrade(8), pkg-version(8), pkg-which(8)

FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p4        January 17, 2015        FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p4
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