[MacPorts] howto/InstallingOlderPort modified

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Page "howto/InstallingOlderPort" was changed by david at rothlis.net
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Comment: Instructions for specifying a subport (e.g. py27-pylint)
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 After this, php5 version 5.2.10 should be installed.
+== Specifying a subport ==
+Many python libraries, for example, have separate ports for different python versions, but a single port file to describe them all. To specify which version you want, use "subport=...". For example:
+cd dports/python/py-pylint
+sudo port install subport=py27-pylint
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