How to list which revisions are available for activation?
brad at pixilla.com
Thu May 21 06:44:16 PDT 2009
port info dbus
On May 20, 2009, at 9:27 PM, Jim DeLaHunt wrote:
> At 9:12 PM -0700 5/20/09, Scott Haneda wrote:
>> I think you want to use port list and/or port list installed.
> Thank you for the suggestion. Unfortunately, "port list" doesn't
> seem to tell me what I want to know.
> % port list dbus
> dbus @1.2.12 devel/dbus
> I want to find out that I have dbus @1.2.12_4 (active), and
> @1.2.12_5 (present but inactive). "Port list" doesn't appear to
> tell me that. Am I overlooking something?
>> -- Scott
>> Iphone says hello.
>> On May 20, 2009, at 8:55 PM, Jim DeLaHunt <from.macports at jdlh.com>
>>> 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 However, "port outdated" tells me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".
>>> % port outdated dbus
>>> The following installed ports are outdated:
>>> dbus 1.2.12_4 < 1.2.12_5
>>> % port info dbus
>>> dbus @1.2.12, Revision 5 (devel)
>>> Variants: darwin_7, no_root, no_startupitem, test, universal
>>> A message bus system, a simple way for applications to talk to one
>>> Homepage: http://www.freedesktop.org/Software/dbus
>>> Build Dependencies: pkgconfig, autoconf, automake, libtool
>>> Library Dependencies: expat
>>> Platforms: darwin
>>> Maintainers: mcalhoun at macports.org openmaintainer at macports.org
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> -- --Jim DeLaHunt, jdlh at jdlh.com http://blog.jdlh.com/ (http://jdlh.com/
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