Synchronising ports with package cluster

Mel Pilgrim list_freebsd at
Thu Apr 2 17:13:51 UTC 2015

On 2015-04-01 13:42, Mike Clarke wrote:
> Where can I now obtain the revision number for the ports tree used for the latest
> package build?
> Although the above method has worked in the past it's a bit of a bodge. The ideal
> way would be if this information could be accessed directly from the relevant package
> repository. Would it be possible to provide such a facility?

This is has been asked for many times in many forms--from SVN branching 
to simply an extra bit of metadata provided by pkg itself.  The usual 
answer is, "we'll put this in a future version," but it remains not 

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