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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 [-IAfq] pkg-name ...
     pkg add [-IAfq] _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:

     -I	 If any	installation scripts (pre-install or post-install) exist for
	 given packages, do not	execute	them.

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

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

     -q	 Force quiet output.

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

     ASSUME_ALWAYS_YES

     HANDLE_RC_SCRIPTS

     PKG_DBDIR

FILES
     See pkg.conf(5).

SEE ALSO
     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-stats(8),
     pkg-update(8), pkg-updating(8), pkg-upgrade(8), pkg-version(8),
     pkg-which(8)

FreeBSD	9.3		      September	22, 2013		   FreeBSD 9.3

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