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Date:      Tue, 28 Apr 2020 18:16:29 +0200
From:      Per Hedeland <per@hedeland.org>
To:        Arthur Chance <freebsd@qeng-ho.org>, Bob Willcox <bob@immure.com>
Cc:        "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <steve@sohara.org>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Updating from 11.3-stable to 12.1-stable?
Message-ID:  <b9f8c9d1-5f8e-30d3-94a4-9033d6a0a696@hedeland.org>
In-Reply-To: <f2e4435b-d6c8-7677-9211-9492d4897eb4@qeng-ho.org>
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On 2020-04-28 17:17, Arthur Chance wrote:
> On 28/04/2020 16:11, Bob Willcox wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 28, 2020 at 04:51:47PM +0200, Per Hedeland wrote:
>>> On 2020-04-28 00:00, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 27 Apr 2020 23:41:50 +0200
>>>> Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> from scratch, add your OS modifications, then install your
>>>>> "top level ports" (the things you're intending to use), and
>>>>> all required dependencies will be resolved automatically as
>>>>> they are needed.
>>>>
>>>> 	Run pkg leaf on the existing system to get a first cut of the list
>>>> of packages to install.
>>>
>>> Hm, that sounds like it could be quite useful for the way I typically
>>> do upgrades, but
>>>
>>> $ pkg leaf
>>> pkg: unknown command: leaf
>>>
>>> For more information on available commands and options see 'pkg help'.
>>> $
>>>
>>> - and I'm afraid I can't spot a likely candidate for a typo in pkg(8).
>>>
>>> Please help!:-)
>>
>> I can't find any mention of a leaf command in the man page for pkg or its help output,
>> but it does work on my systems.
>>
>
> It's an alias defined in /usr/local/etc/pkg.conf. "pkg alias" should
> show the configured aliases. If you've edited pkg.conf at some point
> later updates won't touch it.

Thanks! For some reason I had pkg.conf.sample, but not pkg.conf (*may*
be due to tinkering when the repo got b0rken recently) - now fixed.
That just leaves(!) figuring out what the query arguments mean:-) (OK,
I got it).

--Per

> The alias section of mine reads
>
> # Sample alias settings
> ALIAS              : {
>   all-depends: query %dn-%dv,
>   annotations: info -A,
>   build-depends: info -qd,
>   cinfo: info -Cx,
>   comment: query -i "%c",
>   csearch: search -Cx,
>   desc: query -i "%e",
>   download: fetch,
>   iinfo: info -ix,
>   isearch: search -ix,
>   prime-list: "query -e '%a = 0' '%n'",
>   prime-origins: "query -e '%a = 0' '%o'",
>   leaf: "query -e '%#r == 0' '%n-%v'",
>   list: info -ql,
>   noauto = "query -e '%a == 0' '%n-%v'",
>   options: query -i "%n - %Ok: %Ov",
>   origin: info -qo,
>   provided-depends: info -qb,
>   rall-depends: rquery %dn-%dv,
>   raw: info -R,
>   rcomment: rquery -i "%c",
>   rdesc: rquery -i "%e",
>   required-depends: info -qr,
>   roptions: rquery -i "%n - %Ok: %Ov",
>   shared-depends: info -qB,
>   show: info -f -k,
>   size: info -sq,
>   }
>
>




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