ben at b1c1l1.com
Fri Dec 5 23:35:47 PST 2008
On 12/04/08 02:53, Marcel Grandemange wrote:
>> Good Day Guys.
>> Im wondering how can one downgrade ports?
>> And I don't mean installed ports (portdowngrade) , I mean the actual
>> ports system.
>> I have found the freeradius2 port to be broken and can't install it
>> therefore I would like to downgrade ports to try install an older version.
>> Any advise?
>> See portdowngrade(1) -- it doesn't do what you think it does. Use it to
> fetch an earlier version of the port and then reinstall it however you wish,
> e.g. using portupgrade(1).
> [root at devvm /usr/ports/net/freeradius2]# portdowngrade freeradius2
> portdowngrade 0.6 by Heiner Eichmann
> Please note, that nothing is changed in the ports tree
> unless it is explicitly permitted in step 6!
> Seeking port freeradius2 ... not found
> [root at devvm /usr/ports/net/freeradius2]# ls
> Makefile distinfo files pkg-descr pkg-plist
> I have used portdowngrade successfully on ports already installed, but
> doesn't work on a port not installed yet.
> Am I doing something wrong?
The port name is 'freeradius' (without the trailing 2):
$ sudo portdowngrade freeradius
portdowngrade 0.6 by Heiner Eichmann
Please note, that nothing is changed in the ports tree
unless it is explicitly permitted in step 6!
Seeking port freeradius ...
Found several matches:
Please choose one:
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