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PKG_UPDATE(1)		FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual		 PKG_UPDATE(1)

NAME
     pkg_update	-- update an installed package

SYNOPSIS
     pkg_update	[-nv] [-r oldpkg] newpkg.tgz

DESCRIPTION
     The pkg_update command is used to update an already installed package.
     It	takes care of propagating dependencies from the	replaced versions to
     the newly installed version.  It would normally be	used to	replace	all
     currently installed versions of a package with a more current version.
     It	can also be used to revert a package to	an older version by specifying
     the version to be replaced	with the -r option.

     The following options are available:

     -n	     Print the actions to be performed but don't actually do them.

     -r	oldpkg
	     Replace the specified version of the package.  Normally
	     pkg_update	will replace all installed versions of a package with
	     the new version.  This isn't always desirable since for some
	     packages it is expected that multiple versions will be installed
	     at	the same time.	This option allows a specific version to be
	     replaced.

     -v	     Enable verbose output.

SEE ALSO
     pkg_add(1), pkg_create(1),	pkg_delete(1), pkg_info(1), pkg_version(1)

AUTHORS
     Paul Richards <paul@FreeBSD.org>

BUGS
     None known	of as yet.

FreeBSD	9.2		       December	27, 2000		   FreeBSD 9.2

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