old program compatibility with FreeBSD 6.1

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Sat May 13 21:30:34 PDT 2006

On Sunday 14 May 2006 12:10, Dan Strick wrote:
> Is this the official work-around?  I see that there are also compat4x
> and compat3x ports in /usr/ports/misc.  Is 1x, 20, 21, and 22
> compatibility support gone forever?  (Not that I would miss it. I only
> need 4x and 5x compatibility.)

It isn't a work around..
There's no point the default install installing libraries that the majority of 
people don't use - there are very few binary only applications for a given 
version of FreeBSD.

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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