To view version details for a specific cockroach binary, run the cockroach version command:

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$ cockroach version
Build Tag:   v19.2.0
Build Time:  2019/11/12 11:00:26 (go1.12.12)
Distribution: CCL
Platform:     darwin amd64
Go Version:   go1.8.3
C Compiler:   4.2.1 Compatible Clang 3.8.0 (tags/RELEASE_380/final)
Build SHA-1:  5b757262d33d814bda1deb2af20161a1f7749df3
Build Type:   release

The cockroach version command outputs the following fields:

Field Description
Build Tag The CockroachDB version.
Build Time The date and time when the binary was built.
Distribution The scope of the binary. If CCL, the binary contains functionality covered by both the CockroachDB Community License (CCL) and the Business Source License (BSL). If OSS, the binary contains only functionality covered by the Apache 2.0 license. The v19.2 release converts to Apache 2.0 as of Oct 1, 2022, at which time you can use the make buildoss command to build a pure open-source binary. For more details about licensing, see the Licensing FAQs.
Platform The platform that the binary can run on.
Go Version The version of Go in which the source code is written.
C Compiler The C compiler used to build the binary.
Build SHA-1 The SHA-1 hash of the commit used to build the binary.
Build Type The type of release. If release, release-gnu, or release-musl, the binary is for a production release. If development, the binary is for a testing release.

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