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xbps-reconfigureXBPS utility to configure installed packages

xbps-reconfigure [OPTIONS] [PKGNAME...]

The xbps-reconfigure utility configures or reconfigures packages in target root directory. Configuration involves two steps:

* Executes the ACTION on its script (which can be shown by running ).

* Changes package state to if previous step ran successfully.

Only packages that weren't configured previously will be processed, unless the -f option is specified.

Configures all packages.
--config dir
Specifies a path to the XBPS configuration directory. If the first character is not '/' then it's a relative path of rootdir.
Enables extra debugging shown to stderr.
Forcefully reconfigure package even if it was configured previously.
Show the help message.
--ignore PKG
Ignore PKG when configuring all packages with -a, --all. The PKG argument can be a package name or a package name with version. This option can be specified multiple times.
--rootdir dir
Specifies a path for the target root directory.
Enables verbose messages.
Show the version information.

Default configuration directory.
Default system configuration directory.
Package files metadata.
Default package database (0.38 format). Keeps track of installed packages and properties.
Default cache directory to store downloaded binary packages.

xbps-checkvers(1), xbps-create(1), xbps-dgraph(1), xbps-digest(1), xbps-fbulk(1), xbps-fetch(1), xbps-install(1), xbps-pkgdb(1), xbps-query(1), xbps-remove(1), xbps-rindex(1), xbps-uchroot(1), xbps-uunshare(1), xbps.d(5)

Juan Romero Pardines <>

Probably, but I try to make this not happen. Use it under your own responsibility and enjoy your life.

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June 12, 2019