Where to get older ports?

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at gmail.com
Thu Mar 9 19:11:45 UTC 2006

On 3/8/06, Mike Jakubik <mikej at rogers.com> wrote:
> Right, how would one do this? I'm not a cvs expert :) I actually
> downloaded an older ports tar file, which had 5.8.7, and manually
> patched it with freshports.org 's help to 5.8.7_2, but i got an error
> when package tried to register:
> Spamming /etc/manpath.config... Done.
> ===>   Compressing manual pages for perl-5.8.7_2
> ===>   Registering installation for perl-5.8.7_2
> pkg_create: read_plist: unknown command '@dirrmtry
> lib/perl5/5.8.7/auto/POSIX/SigAction' (package tools out of date?)
> pkg_create: read_plist: unknown command '@dirrmtry
> lib/perl5/5.8.7/auto/POSIX' (package tools out of date?)
This problem is because the "@dirrmtry <directory>" is replaced with
"@unexec rmdir %D/<directory> 2>/dev/null || true"  by

Since your getting this error from pkg_create, you'll need to update
your /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.ports.mk to the latest.

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