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Date:      Tue, 1 May 2018 07:23:05 +0100
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>
To:        Robert Fitzpatrick <robert@webtent.org>
Cc:        Robert Fitzpatrick via freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, goksin.akdeniz@gmail.com
Subject:   Re: Upgrading 10.4 to 11.1
Message-ID:  <20180501072305.faafbe6cf2a13d3e24156568@sohara.org>
In-Reply-To: <5AE78836.30106@webtent.org>
References:  <5AE783D2.40004@webtent.org> <20180501001407.7752facafb7593fd6aa252c1@gmail.com> <5AE78836.30106@webtent.org>

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On Mon, 30 Apr 2018 17:18:46 -0400
Robert Fitzpatrick via freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
wrote:

> Is there a way to delete and put back all the packages currently
> installed?

	Here's one way using the handy pkg leaf alias to get packages with
no dependencies.

pkg leaf > my_packages
pkg delete -a
pkg install `cat my_packages`

	If my_packages is large you may need to use xargs instead of
backticks.

-- 
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>



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