Using the newer version of Perl!
jwilson at nobilis.com
Thu Apr 1 05:34:20 PST 2004
The answer you seek has been in front of you the entire time. Since you
missed the package message that blew by when you installed perl, which
a common ailment some of us suffer from (you mean there's something
important to read mixed in with all that configuring, compiling,
and installing nonsense that fills my scroll buffer!), some ingenious
maintainer left the advice for you to read at your leisure in
Give it a good read.
Director of Technology
Babbling Blatherscythe! Mazen S. Alzogbi <mailto:mazen.comp at alzogbi.com>
had this to say:
> Perl version 5.005_03 was installed with FreeBSD 4.9 by default. I
> installed Perl 5.8.x_x from ports (via FTP). Executing perl -v on the
> console still showing the older version! How can I start using the
> version? Can't FreeBSD start using the newer version too?
> Mazen S. Alzogbi
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