[talk] Old style packages (with compat) on FreeBSD 10?

Brett Wynkoop wynkoop+nbt at wynn.com
Thu Mar 5 15:42:11 EST 2015


I know FreeBSD is great at running old binaries on newer versions of
the OS, but why not just grab the sources and build it from source? 

Depending on how old your old package is you can extract the contents
using a combination of gzcat and tar or bzcat and tar.



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