Note: This is taken from the Chicken Wiki, where a more recent version could be available.
This extension provides a command-line tool named chicken-meta-setup that provides some operations on extension repositories as a whole, like upgrading all installed eggs or re-installation of all eggs in the repository.
usage: chicken-meta-setup [COMMAND [OPTION | ARGUMENT] ...] Provides various operations on a local CHICKEN extension repository Global options: -h --help show this message --tree ARGUMENT read repository tree from file --host ARGUMENT specify alternative host for downloading --setup-program ARGUMENT specify alternative setup program (default: "chicken-setup") --setup-options ARGUMENT give additional options for `chicken-setup' program --repository ARGUMENT specify local target repository -x --exclude ARGUMENT exclude list of extensions (space or comma separated) -v --verbose show executed commands -d --dry-run show, but do not execute commands -q --quiet do not show informational output -y --dont-ask always continue, do not ask user
An internet connection must be available for this tool to work.
Lists extensions for which an upgrade is available.
chicken-meta-setup reinstall [EXTENSION ...]
Re-installs all currently installed eggs, or those which have been given as arguments (including their dependencies). A previously aborted reinstallation run can be continued by giving the --resume option.
chicken-meta-setup upgrade [EXTENSION ...]
Installs all extensions for which an upgrade is available, or those which have been given as arguments (including their dependencies). A previously aborted upgrade run can be continued by giving the --resume option.
chicken-meta-setup dependencies [EXTENSION ...]
Shows the dependency tree for all installed eggs, or those which have been given as arguments. The option --dump prints the dependency tree in S-expression format.
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