Update module ports after Perl upgrade?
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Tue Nov 11 08:52:38 PST 2003
"Jim Flowers" <jflowers at ezo.net> writes:
> I just upgraded to perl-5.8.1 on my FreeBSD 4.9R system (5.8.0 threw an error
> on shared.bs) but after I had installed mysql-server which builds p5-DBI-137-
> 1.37 and p5-DBD-mysql-2.1026_1 as dependencies.
> In the past I have uninstalled perl modules and reinstalled them to get them
> in the right place to use with the upgraded perl version but it seems a bit
> hit-or-miss on establishing the new dependencies.
> What is the right, or at least preferred, way to do this?
Update again; there was a bug in the 5.8.1 release of perl.
In general, I think that you won't need to update your modules, but
things aren't guaranteed to work if you don't.
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