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Pkg_search

May 26, 2018

Nifty script searching the ports database

pkg_search scans the ports INDEX file to use as a database, fetching it if necessary. Example of usage to search for a package

# pkg_search cyrus-sasl cyrus-sasl-1.5.28_5 RFC 2222 SASL Simple Authentication and Security Layer cyrus-sasl-2.1.22 RFC 2222 SASL Simple Authentication and Security Layer cyrus-sasl-ldapdb-2.1.22 SASL LDAPDB auxprop plugin cyrus-sasl-saslauthd-2.1.22 SASL authentication server for cyrus-sasl2

# pkg_search -i cyrus-sasl-2.1.22 Name cyrus-sasl-2.1.22-50 Dir /usr/ports/security/cyrus-sasl2
Desc RFC 2222 SASL Simple Authentication and Security Layer URL http//cyrusimap.web.cmu.edu/
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