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

NAME
     pkg set --	modify information in the installed database

SYNOPSIS
     pkg set [-a] [-A [01]] [-o	oldorigin:neworigin] [-y] [-gix] pkg-name

DESCRIPTION
     pkg set is	used to	modify information concerning installed	packages.  pkg
     set should	always be used with caution.

OPTIONS
     The following options are supported by pkg	set:

     -A	01
	 Set automatic flag for	the package: 0 is not automatic, 1 is auto-
	 matic.	 This affects the operation of pkg-autoremove(8).

     -a	 Match all installed packages.

     -g	 Match pkg-name	as a globbing expression.

     -i	 Make the standard or regular expression (-x) matching against
	 pkg-name case insensitive.

     -o	oldorigin:neworigin
	 Change	the port origin	of a given dependency from oldorigin to
	 neworigin.  This corresponds to the port directory that the package
	 originated from.  Typically, this is only needed for upgrading	a
	 library or package that has MOVED or when the default version of a
	 major port dependency changes.	 Usually this will be explained	in
	 /usr/ports/UPDATING.  Also see	pkg-updating(8)	and EXAMPLES.

     -x	 Match pkg-name	as a regular expression	according to the "modern" or
	 "extended" syntax of re_format(7).

     -y	 Assume	yes rather than	asking for confirmation	before package autore-
	 moval.

     If	neither	the -g nor -x options are used,	the default is to match	pkg-
     name exactly.

FILES
     See pkg.conf(5).

EXAMPLES
     Upgrade perl from 5.12 to 5.14.  This involes moving the origin from
     lang/perl5.12 to lang/perl5.14:
	   % pkg set -o	lang/perl5.12:lang/perl5.14
	   % pkg install -Rf lang/perl5.14

     Upgrade ruby from 1.8 to 1.9.  This involes moving	the origin from
     lang/ruby18 to lang/ruby19:
	   % pkg set -o	lang/ruby18:lang/ruby19
	   % pkg install -Rf lang/ruby19

     Move the origin libglut to	freeglut, and then reinstall everything
     depending on glut to use the new shared library:
	   % pkg set -o	graphics/libglut:graphics/freeglut
	   % pkg install -Rf graphics/freeglut

     Change a package from automatic to	non-automatic, which will prevent
     autoremove	from removing it:
	   % pkg set -A	0 perl-5.14

     Change a package from non-automatic to automatic, which will make
     autoremove	allow it be removed once nothing depends on it:
	   % pkg set -A	1 perl-5.14

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

FreeBSD	10.1			 May 18, 2013			  FreeBSD 10.1

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