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Date:      Fri, 02 Dec 2011 15:25:48 +1000
From:      Da Rock <>
To:        Adam Vande More <>
Cc:        "" <>
Subject:   Re: Installing an older version of a port
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On 12/02/11 14:01, Adam Vande More wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 9:55 PM, Da Rock 
> < 
> <>> 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).
I already have a copy of the port required as a pkg, but how do I handle 
the dependencies?

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