Where to get older ports?

Jeremy Chadwick freebsd at jdc.parodius.com
Wed Mar 8 21:42:49 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? I need perl 5.8.7 
> for releng_5. I have checked the packages on the ftp, but the only 5.8.7 
> i found seems to be old, as it complains about missing libm.4.

You want older ports, but then complain that the port is old?  :D

contains perl-5.8.7_2, as shown here:

lrwxr-xr-x    1 110      0              23 Feb 04 04:33 perl.tbz -> ../All/perl-5.8.7_2.tbz

`pkg_add -r perl` should do what you want, unless the URL being used
by pkg_add is referring to an outdated location...

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