re-installing a port to a specific version

Paul Macdonald paul at
Tue Jan 5 17:58:53 UTC 2010

On 05/01/2010 17:52, bsd wrote:
> Hello,
> I am re-installing a server where I have an old version of slony installed (db replication for postgresql)…
> I am keeping my port tree up to date with portmaster (I have added an +IGNOREME file in order to avoid updates on this specific port).
> I have to change server, a new server has been installed with a fresh BSD install.
> I want to know how i can copy, or re-install this specific port…
> I have in my possession :
> 1. the distfiles located on the running server in /usr/ports/distfiles/slony.xx
> 2. a newer version of the Makefile (couple of version ahead)…
> Any idea or clue on how to reinstall this port to this specific version.
> Thx.

have you tried portdowngrade?


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