Is there a way to get the previous version of any package?
ktan at realityartisans.com
Thu Mar 25 12:43:43 PDT 2010
On Mar 25, 2010, at 15:32, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Mar 25, 2010, at 14:14, Joshua Root wrote:
>> On 2010-3-26 05:37 , Kok-Yong Tan wrote:
>>> On Mar 25, 2010, at 14:21, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>>> MacPorts follows dependencies automatically. To tell it not to
>>>> do so,
>>>> use the -n switch.
>>>> sudo port -n install wireshark
>>> Got it. Thanks. The man page for port (even after a "port
>>> to 1.8.2) states that the -n switch is "only for upgrading" so
>>> what threw me since I wasn't doing an upgrade but an install of
>> Install triggers an upgrade of any dependencies that are already
>> installed. But why not just leave zlib 1.2.4 installed but
>> inactive so
>> upgrade doesn't see it as outdated?
> Upgrade will reactivate zlib 1.2.4.
> I also recommend you leave zlib 1.2.4 installed and inactive for
> now, but you need to use -n for install or upgrade so MacPorts
> won't reactivate zlib 1.2.4.
Any particular reason why? zlib 1.2.4 is kind of small and can be
pulled down and recompiled pretty quickly, even on an old G5.
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