How to list which revisions are available for activation?

Bryan Blackburn blb at
Wed May 20 21:13:35 PDT 2009

On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 08:55:38PM -0700, Jim DeLaHunt said:
> This may be a stupid question, but I can't find the answer in the help file.
> How can I find out which revisions of a particular port are present on my 
> system?
> Consider the following.  "port info" tells me which is the highest  
> revision loaded on my system.  However, "port outdated" tells me that  
> what is active is a slightly older revision.  What I want is a command 
> which will tell me, "you have version a.b.c_d and version m.n.o_p, and 
> it's version a.b.c_d which is activated".

That would be the 'installed' command, eg,

$ port installed hs-libcabal
  hs-libcabal @
  hs-libcabal @ (active)

Not specifying a port shows all the ports you currently have installed.


> Thanks in advance,
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