gettng the port revision number associated with the pkg repo.

Simon Wright simon.wright at
Mon Oct 2 16:25:48 UTC 2017

On 02/10/2017 22:19, Julian Elischer wrote:
> On 28/9/17 9:25 pm, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>> Julian Elischer <julian at> writes:
>>> On 26/9/17 10:07 pm, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>>>> Julian Elischer <julian at> writes:
>>>>> SO imagine that I needed to be ab;e to reproduce the pkg repo 
>>>>> as of a
>>>>> articular day, is there anywhere one can look to see the svn 
>>>>> revision
>>>>> number that corresponds to teh current pkg files.
>>>>> I would like to take a snapshot at a particular revision.. but 
>>>>> how do
>>>>> I find out what the revision was when the build was kicked off?
>>>> If you want to do that after the fact, I'm not sure how you'd 
>>>> specify
>>>> when you want the information for. But if you do it when you 
>>>> kick off
>>>> the build (or if you haven't changed the tree since), svnversion(1)
>>>> will tell you.
>>> I mean for the official pkg repo..
>>> is there a file somewhere that says "these packages are as of 
>>> r443234"?
>> Sorry that I misunderstood your intent.
>> I am fairly sure that what you want exists somewhere, but I can't 
>> find
>> it at the moment.
> Unfortunately neither can I.

Hi Julian, Lowell

I need this information so that I can start my poudriere builds with 
my quite small list of ports with non-standard options from the same 
revision as the pkg system. I use a somewhat modified version of 
this script:

Thanks to Reed for creating and maintaining this.


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