port version

David Kirchner dpk at dpk.net
Sun Oct 9 09:02:46 PDT 2005

On 10/9/05, eoghan <freebsd at redry.net> wrote:
> Hello
> I have done some searching but not really found my answer. I was
> wondering if there is a way to check port version? I cvsup'd my ports
> and id like to check version of some ports before I install them...
> I know many have the version in the dir like mysql. But for example /
> usr/ports/X11/kde3/
> I dont know if this is 3.4 or 3.5? I have checked the make file...
> But I dont see the version.
> Thanks
> Eoghan

pkg_info, which is a part of the base system, will parse the package
database (/var/db/pkg) and tell you what you want to know, I believe.
I don't know how well it works for "meta" packages such as kde or
gnome, but it may help you out.

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