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Vcpkg Cheatsheet#

  • update:
  • short version: git pull && bootstrap-vcpkg.bat -disableMetrics
  • safer version:

    cd <vcpkg_root>
    vcpkg list > installed_ports.txt  # save a list of all installed ports somewhere 
    git pull
    nukedir installed/
    bootstrap-vcpkg.bat -disableMetrics # reinstall all ports:triplets you need
    vcpkg install <...> 

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     > \[!warning\] `vcpkg upgrade/update` command is discouraged
     > it's not transactional
     > generally not needed but might need to re-integrate i.e. `vcpkg integrate remove/install`