Tracking commit messages from cli

Troels Kofoed Jacobsen tkjacobsen at
Mon Nov 9 07:07:44 UTC 2009

On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 11:26 PM, Roman Neuhauser <neuhauser at> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 08:06:13PM +0100, Troels Kofoed Jacobsen wrote:
>> With pkg_version I can easily see which installed ports has newer
>> versions available, but what I miss is a way to see what has changed.
>> The reason for this is that commit messages often say that only the
>> pkg-plist has changed or something that does not make me want to update.
> ...
>> I know freshports exist, but I would rather not have to open a web
>> browser.
>> Does such a program exist or do I have to write my own.
> sorry to point out the obvious, but why not use svn (or cvs)?

As I said: "without having to track the whole tree". I know this would
be a possibility, but would rather not use the convenience of
portsnap. Also if the solution should be more usable for other people
I would like it to be as simple as possible and not require so much

Anyway, thanks for the answer -- maybe I'll just do that eventually.

Med Venlig Hilsen

Troels Kofoed Jacobsen

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