Can I install packages only for my release?

paul beard paulbeard at
Thu Nov 20 18:10:41 PST 2003

On Nov 20, 2003, at 5:06 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?

why not install it from a port? I use packages as a last resort, and go 
with ports first.

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