XBPS utility to report/fix issues and modify the package
utility can check/fix issues and modify
the package database (pkgdb). It's able to check for missing dependencies,
modified files and symlinks, alternatives and more errors that have been fixed
in newer versions of xbps. A mode to update the format to the latest version
is also available. This is the list of things that
- METADATA CHECK
- Checks that package metadata files have not been modified by comparing
original hash that is recorded when package is installed against current
- FILES CHECK
- Checks that all files belonging to a package have not been modified and
are not missing. For regular files, its modification time and the SHA256
hash are compared and checked if they differ. For symbolic links the
target file is checked that it has not been modified.
- DEPENDENCIES CHECK
- Checks that all required dependencies for a package are resolved.
- ALTERNATIVES CHECK
- Checks that all alternatives symlinks for set alternatives groups are
- OBSOLETE METADATA CHECK
- Checks that the package database does not contain obsolete data from
previous XBPS versions and removes them if found.
- FORMAT CONVERSION
- Updates the pkgdb format to the latest version.
- Process all registered packages, regardless of its state.
- Specifies a path to the XBPS configuration directory. If the first
character is not '/' then it's a relative path of
- Enables extra debugging shown to stderr.
- Show the help message.
- auto, manual
- auto marks each
PKGNAME as automatic - as if
it was installed implicitly as a dependency of another package.
manual marks each
PKGNAME as if it was installed explicitly as an
operand to xbps-install(1).
automatic packages are considered for removal by
--remove-orphans; see also
- hold, unhold
- Set or unset the hold mode for each
-u does not update packages on
hold; see also
- repolock, repounlock
- Set or unset the repolock mode for each
PKGNAME. A package in repolock
mode will only accept updates that are available in the same
repository that was used for installing. See also
- Specifies a full path for the target root directory.
- Updates the pkgdb format to the latest version making the necessary
conversions automatically. Usually this is needed only in rare
- Enables verbose messages.
- Show the version information.
Juan Romero Pardines <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Default configuration directory.
- Default system configuration directory.
- Package files metadata.
- Default package database (0.38 format). Keeps track of installed packages
- Default cache directory to store downloaded binary packages.
Duncan Overbruck <email@example.com>
Probably, but I try to make this not happen. Use it under your own
responsibility and enjoy your life.
Report bugs at https://github.com/void-linux/xbps/issues