FreeBSD 7.2 - How to move to perl 5.10 ??
cm at therek.net
Sat May 9 16:24:46 UTC 2009
Oren Maurer wrote:
> So ... How do I move to the newer Perl - from 5.8.9 to 5.10?
See /usr/ports/UPDATING, entry from 20090328.
> Most important - I want it to use threads.
If you need threads you have to compile Perl with WITH_THREADS=yes flag.
>===> perl-threaded-5.10.0_2 conflicts with installed package(s):
> They install files into the same place.
> Please remove them first with pkg_delete(1).
You said it yourself that you have a FreeBSD with 5.8.9:
> I have just installed the latest FreeBSD version (7.2)
> perl -v tells me that it is v5.8.9.
So, instead of 'make install' do 'make deinstall' and then 'make reinstall'.
Afterwards, you have to recompile any Perl module (p5- ports) you already have
in your system, see /usr/ports/UPDATING. Same goes for CPAN installed modules.
PS. Haven't I seen you on Padre mailing list? :)
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