Subject: Re: "upgrading" pkgsrc with lower version?
To: Rasputin <>
From: Michael Kukat <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/13/2002 13:01:18
Hi !

On Wed, 13 Nov 2002, Rasputin wrote:
> > is it possible to "upgrade" to lower version of pkgsrc? i accidentaly
> > have one computer with -current version of pkgsrc and some programs
> > don't compile ("stable" version is ok) - does anyone have some
> > experience with this?
> There isn't a stable/current split in pkgsrc AFAIK - it's all current.
> It's possible to get CVS to checkout source trees based on timestamps,
> if that's what you mean?

Yes, works without any problems:

cvs checkout -D 27-Jun-2002 pkgsrc

I just needed this yesterday for some modifications in a package :)

The other possibility: If you used the distribution-pkgsrc to build the
packages, you can easily use this base again.


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