Ports backwardly compatible?

John Seago john.seago at dakings.fsnet.co.uk
Fri Oct 10 23:03:38 BST 2003


On Friday 10 Oct 2003 10:56 pm, you wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 05:47:56PM +0100, John Seago wrote:
> > I am at the end of a very bad telephone line and am also having
> > difficulties with  getting either ppp or the KDE dialler to work.
> >
> > Can I install ports from the 4.5 disks I have available on to a
> > running 5.1 systtem?
>
> It'll probably work most of the time.  Some ports might need extra
> patching to work, though.
>
> -Dom

Thank you, even with a book to follow, I'm finding it hard to adapt from 
Slackware. 
-- 
John Seago




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