sqitch-show(3) Show object information or change file contents


  sqitch show <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.


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


  • 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 [email protected]


Part of the sqitch suite.