[ports] cvs commit: ports UPDATING ports/Mk bsd.perl.mk
ports/lang/perl5.8 Makefile Makefile.man distinfo pkg-plist
ports/lang/perl5.8/files patch-freebsd.sh patch-makedepend
patch-perl.c patch-sv.c patch-utf-regcomp
krion at voodoo.bawue.com
Wed Jan 14 08:48:42 PST 2009
On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 11:43:28AM -0500, Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
> > Could you elaborate on this topic and explain the reason for separate port?
> Not everyone is going to update immediately. Also loads of the p5- ports will
> have issues or be incompatible.
You could run pointyhat for the issues with incompatibility.
> ITs going to be dual lifed like perl 5.6
> 5.8.8 -> 5.8.9 is a 'patch release' witness the cvs commits for that
> 5.6-x -> 5.8.8-> 5.10.x are major release.
> hopefully we'll drop 5.6.x once 5.10 is since its not maintained upstream and
> is the last release is over a decade ago.
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