HEADS UP: MAJOR changes to the ports system
des at des.no
Sun Feb 8 04:27:02 PST 2004
dom at happygiraffe.net (Dominic Mitchell) writes:
> There's a couple of other bits that need upgrading along with Perl. The
> on that bit me last time was autoconf (or automake; can't remember).
> Every port that used autoconf failed with "can't find file", even though
> autoconf was present. A closer look showed that the hashbang line was
> pointing at the old no-longer-present Perl.
that's why autoconf and automake register themselves as requiring
perl, and pkg_delete won't allow you to deinstall perl without first
deinstalling autoconf and automake, unless you force it to.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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