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

NAME
     pkg add --	Registers a package and	installs it on the system

SYNOPSIS
     pkg add [-IAfMq] pkg-name ...
     pkg add [-IAfMq] _protocol_://_path_/_pkg-name_ ...

     pkg add [--{no-scripts,automatic,force,accept-missing,quiet}]
	 [--relocate location] pkg-name	...
     pkg add [--{no-scripts,automatic,force,accept-missing,quiet}]
	 [--relocate location] _protocol_://_path_/_pkg-name_ ...

DESCRIPTION
     pkg add installs packages from either a local source or a remote one.

     When installing from a remote source you need to specify the protocol to
     use when fetching the package.

     Currently supported protocols are FTP, HTTP and HTTPS.

     Otherwise,	pkg add	will read the file named on the	command	line.

     If	this is	a regular file,	and the	package	to be installed	has unmet
     dependencies, pkg add will	search the directory containing	pkg-name for
     suitable pkg archive files	to fulfill those dependencies.	If pkg-name is
     literally - then it will read the package data from stdin.	 pkg add will
     automatically detect and unpack most common compression formats based on
     the content of the	data stream it reads, ignoring any extension the file-
     name may have.

     If	this involves reading from a pipe (including stdin), fifo, socket or
     some other	non-regular form of input stream then pkg add will immediately
     emit an error if pkg-name has unmet dependencies.

OPTIONS
     The following options are supported by pkg	add:

     -A, --automatic
		Mark the installed packages as automatic.  Will	be automati-
		cally removed if no other packages depend on them.  For	more
		information please refer to pkg-autoremove(8).

     -f, --force
		Force the reinstallation of the	package	if already installed.

     -I, --no-scripts
		If any installation scripts (pre-install or post-install)
		exist for given	packages, do not execute them.

     -M, --accept-missing
		Force the installation of the package with missing dependen-
		cies.

     -q, --quiet
		Force quiet output.

     --relocate	location
		Annotates the package as having	been relocated to location,
		which is an alternate system root.  This is an experimental
		feature	and intended for cross-architecture package manage-
		ment.  There is	no corresponding single	letter option.
		(DEPRECATED)

ENVIRONMENT
     The following environment variables affect	the execution of pkg add.  See
     pkg.conf(5) for further description.

     DEFAULT_ALWAYS_YES

     ASSUME_ALWAYS_YES

     HANDLE_RC_SCRIPTS

     PKG_DBDIR

FILES
     See pkg.conf(5).

SEE ALSO
     pkg_printf(3), pkg_repos(3), pkg-repository(5), pkg.conf(5), pkg(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-updating(8), pkg-upgrade(8), pkg-version(8),
     pkg-which(8)

FreeBSD	10.3			 May 25, 2014			  FreeBSD 10.3

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