show port commit history in portmaster

Sergey V. Dyatko sergey.dyatko at
Mon Sep 14 18:34:48 UTC 2009

On Mon, 14 Sep 2009 12:19:51 -0400
"Jason J. Hellenthal" <jasonh at> wrote:

JJH> On Sun, 13 Sep 2009 19:57 -0000, villa.alberto wrote:
JJH> > hello!
JJH> > encouraged by a request, i've written this small utility
JJH> > (attached) to show the commit history for a port (using
JJH> >, and i was wondering... how about adding this
JJH> > functionality to portmaster? here's an example of its output:
JJH> I don't see this as a necessary addition. For one portmaster is a
JJH> shell script. For two it means that the upgrade always needs to be
JJH> connected and able to connect to the freshports site. For three
JJH> freshports is just an 3rd party site where as you can get commit
JJH> info right from the repo's.  Four I don't see why
JJH> anyone needs the commit info at upgrade time because as a part of
JJH> administration this should be taken care of before you decide to
JJH> upgrade anything.

quite often when csup for ports tree I want to see what exactly has
changed in comparison with the previous version, the script was ready
to be very handy.

Alberto, I didn't see any attachments from you :(

JJH> Best regards.

wbr, tiger

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