How to specify versions of ports?

Rainer Müller raimue at
Wed Mar 7 08:49:16 PST 2007

Max Brown wrote:
> To me this doesn't look like it is installing the package from the
> binary archive that I already have - or thought I had. For whatever
> reason, "port install" seems to be set on compiling ghc 6.6_3,
> regardless of what version I specify. That is kind of annoying,
> because the build fails, and I am now without ghc. What do I need to
> do to get the old version back?

Do you have it still installed, but not activated?
sudo port installed ghc

If the old version is listed, try
sudo port activate ghc @6.6_2

HTH, Rainer

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