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sqitch-show - Show object information or script contents


  sqitch show [options] <type> <object>


Shows information about Sqitch objects. The first argument must be the type of object to show, and the second must be a key identifier for the object in the plan. The second argument must be a a change name or tag as specified in sqitchchanges. The supported types include:


A change object. Outputs the text used to generate the change SHA1 ID.


A tag. Outputs the text used to generate the tag SHA1 ID.


A change deploy script.


A change revert script.


A change verify script.



The target database, the plan for which should be read before deciding what object to show. This option should be the name of a target in the configuration.


Suppress all output; instead exit with zero status if <object> exists and is a valid object.


Path to the deployment plan file. Overrides target, engine, and core configuration values. Defaults to $top_dir/sqitch.plan.


  • Show information about a specific change:

      sqitch show change add_users_table
  • Show information about a change by ID:

      sqitch show change be7cd00571d7151eacb0691e825dfc8980cc14ff
  • Show the most recent change info:

      sqitch show change @HEAD
  • Show information about a tag:

      sqitch show tag @beta1
  • Show the contents of a deploy file:

      sqitch show deploy add_users_table@HEAD


Part of the sqitch suite.