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Date:      Sat, 20 Mar 2021 17:24:30 -1000
From:      "parv/freebsd" <parv.0zero9+freebsd@gmail.com>
To:        Graham Perrin <grahamperrin@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: pkg- searching by (partial) origin|category for installed packages/ports
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On Sat, Mar 20, 2021 at 4:48 AM Graham Perrin wrote:

> On 20/03/2021 10:50, parv/freebsd wrote:
>
> > How does one search for a installed port or package by (partial)
> > origin/category? =E2=80=A6
>
> Now I wonder about <https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?pkg-info(8)>;
>
> --by-origin
>
...

> % pkg info -x --origin virtualbox
> virtualbox-ose-6.1.18          emulators/virtualbox-ose
> virtualbox-ose-kmod-6.1.18     emulators/virtualbox-ose-kmod
> % pkg info --by-origin emulators
> %
>

Yup, underlying issue is that a (physical) "category" is not considered
part of "origin" yet it is listed in the results when asked for origin.


  - parv



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