older version of programs in freebsd

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at milibyte.co.uk
Sun Sep 30 10:02:39 UTC 2012

On Sunday 30 September 2012 10:14:23 Istvan Gabor wrote:
> 2012. szeptember 29. 13:16 napon Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> írta:

> > Use portdowngrade.
> >
> > This tool is excellent in obtaining older versions of a
> > specific port, for example to make it functional again
> > (like the xzgv image viewer where the last usable version
> > has been xzgv-0.8_9).
> Thank you.
> I will try it.

If you use portsnap to keep your ports up to date then you can add a "REFUSE" 
line in /etc/portsnap.conf to stop new versions of the port being downloaded 
in the future.

Mike Clarke

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