database tables for VuXML

Dan Langille dan at
Wed Aug 25 13:02:45 PDT 2004

On 25 Aug 2004 at 14:17, Jacques Vidrine wrote:

> On Aug 23, 2004, at 9:54 AM, Dan Langille wrote:
> > The package names?  I think you are referring to PORTVERSION and
> > PORTREVISION.  For example, 1.34.6 is PORTVERSION, and 2 is the
> > PORTREVISION.  This information is generated from the following:
> >
> >
> > Is that what you are referring to?
> You accidently answered my question :-)  I guess you have set those 
> whenever the commit mail came in ... so the view of past package 
> versions is from past executions of `make -V'.

Correct.  What you see under Commit History are values obtained from 
make -V at the time of that commit.

> I wish I could `cd /usr/ports/some/app && make package-names' to get a 
> list of all package names this port ever built.  or some such.
> > I welcome example icons!
> > I was thinking to link people to the internal FreshPorts pages, and
> > from there to the official pages if they want
> > additional information.
> Sounds great.  I imagine you probably generate the pages from your 
> database, but if you need any help with rendering directly from the 
> XML, lemme know.

Thanks.  Most pages on FreshPorts have content obtained from the 
database.  See for page 
stats (about 250,000 pages now).
Dan Langille :

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