pkg-provides official repo

pkg-provides is a pkgng plugin used to query which package in your pkg catalog provides a particular file given pattern.

If you like pkg-provides you can help me with a donnation to maintain the service up and running

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Supported OS

How it install

You can install pkg-provides using the pkg command

$ pkg install pkg-provides

Once installed you need to enable plugins in pkg. To do this, uncomment the following lines in /usr/local/etc/pkg.conf file and add pkg-provides to the supported plugin list.

PKG_PLUGINS_DIR = "/usr/local/lib/pkg/";
PLUGINS [ provides ];

You can now check the plugin status :

$ pkg plugin
NAME     DESC                                                                                         VERSION
provides  A plugin for querying which package provides a particular file   0.4.2

Basic usages

Update the provides database :

$ pkg provides -u

Search which package provides bin/firefox

$ pkg provides bin/firefox$

pkg-provide has a manpage.

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