Ports - installation & upgrade history

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Tue Nov 30 19:29:44 UTC 2010

On Nov 30, 2010, at 10:24 AM, David Southwell wrote:
> Something fairly comprehensive that would enable one to see when a port was 
> first installed, its original version number, when it was 
> upgraded/deinstalled/reinstalled and subsequent changes to the installed 
> version. Maybe also time/date when a port tree was updated and which ports 
> were affected by those updates.

You can gather some information by:

  ls -ltr /var/db/ports

For full information about all of the changes to the ports tree, you'd need to take a look at the CVS history, perhaps via:



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