FreeBSD.org pkg mirror for older versions?
merlyn at geeks.org
Thu Mar 25 19:14:32 UTC 2021
On Wed, Mar 24, 2021 at 11:16:01AM -0500, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On 3/24/21 11:08 AM, Alejandro Imass wrote:
> > Are there any sites/cdns that maintain older versions of pkg repos that are
> > reliable?
> You are trying to do something that is not designed/supported by any
> system vendor (not only FreeBSD), and it is something system
> administrators will not do normally.
I wish there was a way to grab old packages, when I run into bugs in
the latest versions that weren't in the earlier versions. Or dropped
features, or added features that interfer with something else that
will take you 6 weeks to clear.
Thankfully I have a big enough pool of machines, that I can usually
find the older package in one of the package caches of another machine.
But still, would be nice to load the older package back directly.
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