Where to get older ports?

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Mar 8 21:41:15 UTC 2006

On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 04:38:04PM -0500, Mike Jakubik wrote:
> Does anyone know how/where one can obtain older ports?

From the CVS repository.

> I need perl 5.8.7 
> for releng_5. I have checked the packages on the ftp,

Oh, you mean packages, not ports?  You'll have to look around for a
suitably stale mirror site.

> but the only 5.8.7 
> i found seems to be old, as it complains about missing libm.4.

That probably means you're trying to install a 6.x package on 5.x,
i.e. it's your OS that is old ;-)

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