Building kdiff3 for kde 3.5

doug doug at
Sat Nov 20 06:35:20 UTC 2010

On Wed, 17 Nov 2010, Maciej Milewski wrote:

> 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
> Regards,
> Maciej Milewski

Thank you, portdowngrade worked perfectly. I doubt I would have found this 
without your help

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