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Date:      Tue, 1 May 2018 01:00:40 -0700
From:      Doug Hardie <bc979@lafn.org>
To:        Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>
Cc:        Robert Fitzpatrick via freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Upgrading 10.4 to 11.1
Message-ID:  <4859E693-65B7-4844-B1D7-96C2CA570477@mail.sermon-archive.info>
In-Reply-To: <20180501072305.faafbe6cf2a13d3e24156568@sohara.org>
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> On 30 April 2018, at 23:23, Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org> =
wrote:
>=20
> On Mon, 30 Apr 2018 17:18:46 -0400
> Robert Fitzpatrick via freebsd-questions =
<freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
> wrote:
>=20
>> Is there a way to delete and put back all the packages currently
>> installed?
>=20
> 	Here's one way using the handy pkg leaf alias to get packages =
with
> no dependencies.
>=20
> pkg leaf > my_packages
> pkg delete -a
> pkg install `cat my_packages`
>=20
> 	If my_packages is large you may need to use xargs instead of
> backticks.

Interesting.  The leaf command is not documented in the -l list or in =
the man page.  However, it works just as described above.

-- Doug





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