Can I install packages only for my release?

Kent Stewart kstewart at
Thu Nov 20 17:30:34 PST 2003

On Thursday 20 November 2003 05:06 pm, Rahul Fernandez wrote:
> Hi, I'm am running 4.9 release. A package called hpijs1.4.1 is
> installed. I now would like to upgrade to hpijs-1.5. However, this
> package is only available in 4.9-stable. Can I install the package
> from 4.9-stable or is it advisable to stick to the packages in my
> release? Thanks, Rahul

There is no such thing as a 4.9 port. There were ports that were snapshoted 
when 4.9 was released but the tag on ports is "." or head only.

Go for it :)


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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