CHECKUPDATES(8) Pacman-contrib Manual CHECKUPDATES(8)

checkupdates - safely print a list of pending updates

checkupdates [options]

Checks for pending updates using a separate Pacman database located in TMPDIR if CHECKUPDATES_DB is not set and outputs a list of updates with the old and new version.

-d, --download
Download any pending updates to the pacman cache.

-h, --help

Display syntax and command line options.

CHECKUPDATES_DB
Override the default update db location.

TMPDIR

Overrides the default /tmp temporary directory.

On exit, checkpkg will return one of the following error codes.

0

Normal exit condition.

1

Unknown cause of failure.

2

No updates are available.

pacman(8), pacman.conf(5)

Bugs? You must be kidding; there are no bugs in this software. But if we happen to be wrong, send us an email with as much detail as possible to pacman-contrib@lists.archlinux.org.

Current maintainers:
•Johannes Löthberg <johannes@kyriasis.com>
•Daniel M. Capella <polyzen@archlinux.org>

For additional contributors, use git shortlog -s on the pacman-contrib.git repository.

2020-07-29 Pacman-contrib 1.4.0