finding kernel 'r' number

Bas Smeelen b.smeelen at
Thu Jun 16 12:57:17 UTC 2011

On 06/16/2011 02:28 PM, Bruce Cran wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Jun 2011 08:16:45 -0400
> Robert Huff <roberthuff at> wrote:
>> 	For some time now, people have been referring to what build
>> they're using by the 'r' number, which I believe to be part of svn.
>> 	How would one go about determining this value for the
>> installed kernel?
> I'm not sure you can: the revision only shows up if you have svn
> installed (devel/subversion-freebsd) and have built the kernel from code
> checked out from the svn server.
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