Installing an older version of a port
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Fri Dec 2 05:28:25 UTC 2011
On 12/02/11 14:01, Adam Vande More wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 9:55 PM, Da Rock
> <freebsd-questions at herveybayaustralia.com.au
> <mailto:freebsd-questions at herveybayaustralia.com.au>> wrote:
> I've never actually done this before, so I'm a little shaky on the
> ffmpeg-0.7.7,1 doesn't work for my purposes: ffserver/ffmpeg
> aren't communicating all that well- I'm still working out the
> details, but essentially either or both are borked. I've been
> working with the ffmpeg list to sort it out.
> FFmpeg-devel doesn't work either (for whatever reason- again
> communicating upstream for support, although the maintainer might
> put opencv as broken in that port), so I'm left with 0.7.6,1 which
> does appear to work at this point.
> My question is this: how do I do this exactly? The dependencies
> will require updating and could fail as well right? I tried a
> pkg_create of the port and installing it where required, but it
> requires pciids-20111002 and pciids-20111109 is installed (and
> probably required by other ports). How can I install the older
> version without breaking things (at least too much- I can fix
> things but there is usually always a limit)?
> My system is 8.1-RELEASE-p1 FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE-p1 #1: Sun Mar 13
> 08:45:42 EST 2011 /usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MEDIA amd64. I have
> portupgrade and updated to the latest ports (apparently that is
> the problem- although I've only been fiddling with ffmpeg and it
> is not in production with my project task per se).
I already have a copy of the port required as a pkg, but how do I handle
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