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Date:      Tue, 08 Feb 2011 10:48:07 +0000
From:      Paul Macdonald <paul@ifdnrg.com>
To:        Mikael Bak <mbak@inbox.lv>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Follow a port of a specific major verion
Message-ID:  <4D511F67.1000909@ifdnrg.com>
In-Reply-To: <4D511C0D.2000100@inbox.lv>
References:  <4D50217A.6030700@inbox.lv> <4D5033C1.1010604@ifdnrg.com> <4D511C0D.2000100@inbox.lv>

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On 08/02/2011 10:33, Mikael Bak wrote:
> Hi Paul,
>
> Paul Macdonald wrote:
>> On 07/02/2011 16:44, Mikael Bak wrote:
>>> So my question is: How can I make the ports system act as if I had
>>> installed Postfix like this?:
>>>
>>> cd /usr/ports/mail/postfix27
>>> make install clean
>>>
>>> Is there a way to tell the ports database to "follow" and older version
>>> of Postfix without rebuild the entire port again?
>>>
>> I'm pretty sure you can't do this, *unless* there's someone actually
>> tracking  a seperate port on that version. ( i didn't check but it
>> doesn't sound like it from your post).
>>
Aplogies, i'd misread your question, and there is a seperate branch in 
/usr/ports/mail/postfix27,

I'm not sure how you'd fool the ports mgt tools in the way you want, 
would it not be easier just to deinstall the port and do a make install 
in postfix27?
(others may know a 'better' way)

Paul.
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