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PKG_SEARCH(1)		FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual		 PKG_SEARCH(1)

NAME
     pkg_search	-- print information about a package

SYNOPSIS
     pkg_search	[-h | -k | -r |	-v] package

DESCRIPTION
     pkg_search	querys the appropriate database	file on	FreeBSD	and NetBSD for
     a given package name.  If pkg_search cannot find an INDEX file on FreeBSD
     or	an INDEX file on NetBSD, it tries to fetch the file on FreeBSD or a
     pkg_summary(5) file on NetBSD.

     The options are as	follows:

     -h		  Print	short usage information.

     -i		  Print	verbose	information (Ports directory, URL, dependen-
		  cies)

     -k		  Also query the Info and WWW field.

     -r		  Print	the directory within the Ports Collection where	the
		  port lives.

     package	  Required package package.

EXAMPLES
     The following is an example of a typical usage of the pkg_search command:

	   pkg_search -v fvwm

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

AUTHORS
     pkg_search	was written by Matthias	Schmidt	<matthias@dragonflybsd.org>.

FreeBSD	13.0		       January 12, 2008			  FreeBSD 13.0

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