problem with perl version
exhausted01 at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 5 07:12:47 PDT 2003
After installing the newest perl port, at the command line type:
and FreeBSD will now default to using the ports and consequently latest
version of perl. Conversely, to use the built-in system version of perl
Hope that helps out!
>From: Mike Woods <Mike at the-rubber-chicken-network.co.uk>
>To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>Subject: Re: problem with perl version
>Date: Sun, 5 Oct 2003 14:16:45 +0100
>On Sun, 5 Oct 2003 06:50:51 -0600 (MDT)
>RJ45 <rj45 at slacknet.com> wrote:
> > I have a problem with perl versions
> > I need to use perl 5.8.0 but everytime I install from ports a
> > which depends from perl 5.6 something is overwritten and perl 5.8.0 is
> > avalaible and I have to "make reinstall" perl 5.8.0 every time.
> > Is there a way to set a system variable for perl5.8.0 as default?
>If your doing what i think your doing you'll kick yourself :D
>Now, assuming perl5.8.0 installs a link to /usr/bin/perl 5.6.1 would
>overwrite that with's verion of perl BUT perl5.8.0 should still be there at
>Now, the fun comes with modules :D
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