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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
     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:

     -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 11.0-PRERELEASE       September 22, 2013       FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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