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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
     filename 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
                automatically 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
                dependencies.

     -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
                management.  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 11.0-PRERELEASE          May 25, 2014          FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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