Tracking Binary Ports/Pkgs Tree

Tijl Coosemans tijl at
Sun Nov 30 11:51:34 UTC 2014

On Sat, 29 Nov 2014 21:58:17 -0700 "Reed A. Cartwright" <cartwright at> wrote:
> I have been using poudriere for a while to build packages locally.  I
> recently reduced the package server to just the ports that I need to
> have custom options.  I want to rely on the freebsd pkgs as much as I
> can.
> However, this has proven difficult because my ports directory is often
> ahead of the one that corresponded to the latest set of binary
> packages.  I read where packages are build off of a snapshot of the
> ports tree on every wednesday.
> Is this snapshot saved anywhere?  If so, I would like to be able to
> sync my local ports directory against it.  If not, I would like to
> request such ability.

Package build information is available on
and and each package set lists the
port revision that was used.  For instance on
it says svn://

Then you can update your ports tree to that revision with:
svn up -r 373435

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