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

NAME
     pkg backup - backup and restore the local package database

SYNOPSIS
     pkg backup -d dest_file
     pkg backup -r src_file

DESCRIPTION
     pkg backup is used for backing up and restoring of the local package
     database.

OPTIONS
     The following options are supported by pkg backup:

     -d dest_file
         Dumps the local package database to a file specified on the command-
         line.  If - is specified as the argument pkg backup will use stdout
         for its output.

     -r src_file
         Uses file in order to restore the local package database.  Useful in
         case of a database crash of lost to restore your database from
         previously made backup.

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

     PKG_DBDIR

FILES
     See pkg.conf(5).

SEE ALSO
     pkg.conf(5), pkg(8), pkg-add(8), pkg-annotate(8), pkg-audit(8),
     pkg-autoremove(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        February 25, 2013       FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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