How do I download a deleted port from svnweb?

Douglas Thrift douglaswth at
Thu Jan 24 23:09:55 UTC 2013

You could use svn to do this, something like:

svn co -r REVISION

I hope this helps!
Douglas William Thrift
<douglaswth at>

On 1/24/2013 2:00 PM, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to download a deleted port from svnweb (,
> but it doesn't seem like ViewVC has the "Tarball download" enabled, so
> how do I get it? (downloading file by file is too cumbersome)
> Note: before people start getting all worked up; the reason I want to
> download this deleted port is to see if I can adapt / update it to a
> newer version of the program. There - no need for long tirades about
> the dangers of using deprecated ports now.
> FWIW, I tried cvsweb too (it has "Download this directory in
> tarball"), but couldn't find out how to download a specific revision
> of a port. Is there a way?

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