FreeBSD Port: netscape48-communicator-4.8

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Jan 17 21:06:03 PST 2005

On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 05:50:40PM -0800, Don Thomas wrote:

> Thanks, but that didn't work.  I installed Firefox and Thunderbird,
> and there was an option for conversion, but... that didn't work.
> The output on the shell line had "the addressbook migrator is only
> in the commercial builds.".  I have search and search on
>, and after scouring the site, I have not found any
> reference to a commercial build.  I also searched bugzilla, and
> there are still some outstanding problems with the conversions with
> Thunderbird.  Therefore, the only plausible way for me to convert
> the address book is to re-install Netscape48-communicator to export
> the address book into LDIF or CSV.

Please wrap your emails at 70 characters so your emails may be easily
read.  Also, don't top-post.  Thanks.

> Is there anyway that the Netscape48 be undeleted/reinstalled in the
> ports?  You can add a BIG DISCLAIMER that this is really an insecure
> port - i.e. use this to convert to Thunderbird.

I don't think this is necessary.  You can try the portdowngrade port,
or manually copy the port from an older ports collection.

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