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Re: How to install old version of a package

Mayuresh <> writes:

> Is there a systematic procedure to downgrade a package to a lower version?
> (Example firefox 8 to firefox 7).

No, there's no systematic procedure.

> Also, if possible can both current and a previous version co-exist? (May
> be one of them goes to regular install path and the other remains in
> pkgsrc.)

The easiest way is to bootstrap from past snapshot of pkgsrc into
another PREFIX and install packages you want there. This also has
advantage that you don't mess with versions of libraries needed.


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