cvs commit: ports/databases/p5-DBI Makefile
setantae at submonkey.net
Wed Sep 3 06:36:20 PDT 2003
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 08:10:04PM +0700, Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 08:45:27PM +0800, Foxfair Hu wrote:
> > Ok, let me clarify it a bit:
> > > perl -v
> > This is perl, version 5.005_03 built for i386-freebsd
> > > sudo make install
> > ===> p5-DBI-1.38 This port is for perl 5.6.0 and later only..
> > Now, what's that next step? One who really wants to use DBI can do
> > either of the following steps:
> > 1. install 1.37 from CPAN
> > 2. do a revert checkout from FreeBSD's ports repo, make install then.
> > I don't know how big this issue is, and I won't decide it myself. But if
> > most people are considering this upgrade harmful. I'll roll p5-DBI back to
> > v1.37 before 4.9-R. I am still open to hear other porters' comment.
> Well, I see the following ways (well, some of them anyways):
> 1) Fix 1.38 p-5.005_03-[in]compatibily issues, shall this be clean
> enough; that is, only apply a fix if building for -STABLE.
> Alternatively, bug DBI guys about breaking p-5.005_03 and ask them to
> fix this ;-);
> 2) Repocopy p5-DBI to p5-DBI-137, carrying 1.37 version, and use it
> on -STABLE instead of p5-DBI;
The problem I see with this one is teaching ports that depend on p5-DBI
which version they should pull in.
> 3) Upgrade perl to 5.6 on -STABLE *grin*;
That's not so bad, but I don't think there's any way that 4.9 can go out the
door with the current situation.
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