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Date:      Thu, 1 Dec 2011 22:01:19 -0600
From:      Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
To:        Da Rock <freebsd-questions@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Installing an older version of a port
Message-ID:  <CA+tpaK2QVQ5BHjwgM_4d+SxU1chGvQDSyEnszpcW8nBTfzzkCQ@mail.gmail.com>
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On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 9:55 PM, Da Rock <
freebsd-questions@herveybayaustralia.com.au> wrote:

> I've never actually done this before, so I'm a little shaky on the details.
>
> ffmpeg-0.7.7,1 doesn't work for my purposes: ffserver/ffmpeg aren't
> communicating all that well- I'm still working out the details, but
> essentially either or both are borked. I've been working with the ffmpeg
> list to sort it out.
>
> FFmpeg-devel doesn't work either (for whatever reason- again communicating
> upstream for support, although the maintainer might put opencv as broken in
> that port), so I'm left with 0.7.6,1 which does appear to work at this
> point.
>
> My question is this: how do I do this exactly? The dependencies will
> require updating and could fail as well right? I tried a pkg_create of the
> port and installing it where required, but it requires pciids-20111002 and
> pciids-20111109 is installed (and probably required by other ports). How
> can I install the older version without breaking things (at least too much-
> I can fix things but there is usually always a limit)?
>
> My system is 8.1-RELEASE-p1 FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE-p1 #1: Sun Mar 13 08:45:42
> EST 2011 /usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MEDIA  amd64. I have portupgrade and updated
> to the latest ports (apparently that is the problem- although I've only
> been fiddling with ffmpeg and it is not in production with my project task
> per se).
>

http://www.oldports.org/data/

-- 
Adam Vande More



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