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About dbt_version variable

The dbt_version variable returns the installed version of dbt that is currently running. It can be used for debugging or auditing purposes. For details about release versioning, refer to Versioning.

Example usages‚Äč

macros/get_version.sql
{% macro get_version() %}

{% do log("The installed version of dbt is: " ~ dbt_version, info=true) %}

{% endmacro %}
$ dbt run-operation get_version
The installed version of dbt is 0.16.0
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