Downgrading Ports

Proskurin Kirill k.proskurin at
Thu Dec 4 05:31:25 PST 2008

Marcel Grandemange wrote:
> I have used portdowngrade successfully on ports already installed, but
> doesn't work on a port not installed yet.
> Am I doing something wrong?

Yes - you not read the man.

portupgrade -N newport
or sometimes better:

portupgrade -N  portclass/newport

For example
portupgrade -N www/apache2

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filed then sed messages to this list.

Best regards,
Proskurin Kirill

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