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Date:      Mon, 9 Jul 2007 23:36:34 +0200
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To:        Josh Paetzel <>
Subject:   Re: php 4.3.10, manual installation
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> I would take a look at and find out when PHP 4.3.10 
> was in ports, then roll back your ports tree to that date with cvsup 
> and install it from ports.
> So in this case the commit that updated the port to 4.3.11 was on Mon 
> April 4 2005, so if you roll back the ports tree to April 1 you'll be 
> fine.
> You'll need cvsup for this.
> In your ports-supfile add the following line:
> *default date=2005.
> If you have the current versions of gettext, libtool, m4, perl, and 
> expat installed you can simply roll back the lang directory with 
> cvsup, saving you from rolling back the entire tree by commenting out 
> ports-all, and uncommenting ports-base and ports-lang
> Otherwise, if you want to install the versions of the dependancies 
> that were current at the time of php 4.3.10 you'll want to roll back 
> the entire tree.
> After you run cvsup you can just portinstall it or 
> cd /usr/ports/lang/php4 && make install clean

All clear but when I go to install this particular version of PHP I am
(rightly) warned about its multiple known vulnerabilities. I read man
portinstall but don't think I have seen information how to temporarily
switch this security check off when installing a port.

Many thanks in advance!

Zbigniew Szalbot

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