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yaah

SYNOPSIS

yaah <packages>...

yaah [options] [<packages>]...

DESCRIPTION

Yaah is a helper for the Archlinux User Repository (AUR). It has tree main functions. First of all, it can download packages, from the AUR by their package name. The second function is to check installed foreign packages, if there are updates available. The third function is to search packages in the AUR, which are containing a specified keyword.

OPTIONS

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<kbd>-h, --help</kbd> Display help.
<kbd>-c, --check</kbd> Check installed, foreign packages, if there are updates available.
<kbd>-p, --parseable</kbd>
 Check installed, foreign packages, if there are updates available and print them in a parseable format.
<kbd>-d <var>DIRECTORY</var>, --downloaddir <var>DIRECTORY</var></kbd>
 Download packages to the specified directory.
<kbd>-s <var>KEYWORD</var>, --search <var>KEYWORD</var></kbd>
 Search for packages containing specified keyword.
<kbd>-m <var>MAINTAINER</var>, --maintainer <var>MAINTAINER</var></kbd>
 Search for packages from specified maintainer.
<kbd>-n <var>NAME</var>, --name <var>NAME</var></kbd>
 Search for packages by exact name.
<kbd>-g, --git</kbd> Download packages using git
<kbd>-v, --verbose</kbd> Be more verbose, can be supplied at maximum 2 times.
<kbd>-q, --quiet</kbd> Be less verbose. Takes precedence over -v and --verbose.
<kbd>--version</kbd> Print version information and exit.

EXAMPLES

yaah task-git
Download the package task-git and extract it to the current directory.
yaah -d ~/Packages/ task-git
Download the package task-git and extract it to the ~/Packages/ folder.
yaah -c
Check all installed, foreign packages if there are updates available.
yaah -c task-git
Check if there is a update available for task-git.
yaah -s task
Search for packages containing the keyword task
yaah -c -v
Be more verbose at checking.
yaah -c -vv
Be even more verbose at checking as above.
yaah -v task-git
Be more verbose at downloading the package task-git.
yaah -m the_metalgamer
Get list of packages where the maintainer is the_metalgamer.
yaah -n yaah
Search for package containing yaah in package name

EXIT CODES

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Nothing went wrong.
1
Error in program, like an unknown option.
2
Error in external program like curl. Maybe the package requested does not exist or you're network connection does not work.
3
Dependencies are not installed. You need to have pacman, curl, tar and jshon installed

SEE ALSO

pacman(8), jshon(1)