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Date:      Sat, 22 Jul 2017 00:58:58 +0000
From:      "Thomas Mueller" <mueller6722@twc.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: portsnap
Message-ID:  <18.A0.25924.453A2795@dnvrco-omsmta02>
References:  <596F7874.1030102@gmail.com>

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from  Friedrich Locke:

> How to specify to portsnap the version of ports i want.
> Currently, i believe, i am using ports -current. I want to use the stable version.
        
> Thanks.

I don't think you can.  Try "man portsnap": does not work on my system because I built without portsnap or svnlite, figuring to use the real subversion instead, from NetBSD if not from FreeBSD.

But you could build devel/subversion from the current ports tree and then checkout the desired ports tree branch.

I use only the current ports tree, and in NetBSD, the current (as opposed to quarterly) pkgsrc.

I figure if something doesn't work quite right and I want the next version, I don't want to have to wait for the next quarter-year.

Tom




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