Is there a way to get the previous version of any package?
jmr at macports.org
Thu Mar 25 13:01:14 PDT 2010
On 2010-3-26 06:32 , 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 selfupdate"
>>> to 1.8.2) states that the -n switch is "only for upgrading" so that's
>>> what threw me since I wasn't doing an upgrade but an install of wireshark.
>> 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 upgrade doesn't see it as outdated?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.
No it won't.
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