Building kdiff3 for kde 3.5

Maciej Milewski milu at
Wed Nov 17 10:16:49 UTC 2010

On Wednesday 17 November 2010 08:37:51, doug at wrote:
> Apparently only the version for kde4 is on the ports and I could not find a
> package for 3.5. Building the available source had some interesting results
> but ultimate did not work. What I finally did was google the 3.5 package
> name I had installed and found a copy at the University of Kent.
> There must be a better way to find older ports/packages. What should I have
> done?
From kdiff3 homepage looks that from version 0.9.93 kdiff3 works with KDE4. 
Earlier version worked with KDE3 only. In ports is version 0.9.95 and in 
Makefile it's line USE_KDE4 so it builds with KDE4. You can take earlier port 
version 0.9.92 manually from
or use ports-mgmt/portdowngrade

Maciej Milewski

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