pkg_search - Nifty script searching the ports database

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 11
Repository FreeBSD Ports Quarterly i386
Package filename pkg_search-1.3.txz
Package name pkg_search
Package version 1.3
Package release -
Package architecture i386
Package type txz
Category ports-mgmt
License -
Download size 4.08 KB
Installed size 7.08 KB
pkg_search scans the ports INDEX file to use as a database, fetching it
if necessary.  Example of usage to search for a package:
# pkg_search cyrus-sasl
cyrus-sasl-1.5.28_5   RFC 2222 SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer)
cyrus-sasl-2.1.22     RFC 2222 SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer)
cyrus-sasl-ldapdb-2.1.22      SASL LDAPDB auxprop plugin
cyrus-sasl-saslauthd-2.1.22   SASL authentication server for cyrus-sasl2
# pkg_search -i cyrus-sasl-2.1.22
Name : cyrus-sasl-2.1.22-50
Dir  : /usr/ports/security/cyrus-sasl2                   
Desc : RFC 2222 SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer)
URL  :                     
Deps : 


Package Version Architecture Repository
pkg_search-1.3.txz 1.3 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
pkg_search-1.3.txz 1.3 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
pkg_search-1.3.txz 1.3 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Latest
pkg_search - - -


Type URL
Binary Package pkg_search-1.3.txz
Source Package ports-mgmt/pkg_search

Install Howto

Install pkg_search txz package:

# pkg install pkg_search

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