pkg_add question

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed Aug 9 19:02:04 UTC 2006

On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 01:43:10PM +0000, V.I.Victor wrote:
> Generally -- is it OK to do a 'pkg_add' from
> 'packages-6-stable' to a 5.4 system?

Absolutely not.

> Specifically, I think I need to update 'fetchmail.'

What's wrong with using packages-5-stable? :-)

> What I've read *seems* to indicate it's OK, but...

Where did you read this, so we can try to correct the bogus advice?

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