Using svn to checkout a deprecated port.

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Mon Feb 18 20:35:09 UTC 2013


On Feb 18, 2013, at 11:23 AM, Christopher Sean Hilton wrote:
> I need to use svn to checkout the old "security/cfs" port so I can do
> a one-time transfer of some data off of a USB drive. At the end of the
> day, I just need the one port so if the cvs repository is available I
> could also get it that way. In either case, I'm trying to do the
> equivalent of:
>     $ cvs co -r '2011/10/01' $FreeBSDportsRepo security/cvs
> in English, I want to checkout security/cvs from ports as it existed
> on October 1st, 2011 (the port was deprecated on November 1st 2011. 

Try following the suggestion for "Partial Checkout" here:


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