gettng the port revision number associated with the pkg repo. [Please?)

Julian Elischer julian at
Mon Oct 2 17:29:35 UTC 2017

On 3/10/17 12:25 am, Simon Wright wrote:
> 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.
can we just find out who runs the poudriere instances and ask them to 
just append the svn revision number somewhere? or maybe even the 
poudriere commands  used..


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