How To Upgrade to Perl 5.8 on 4.9 System?
joshua at twobirds.us
Wed Mar 24 08:19:09 PST 2004
* Bart Silverstrim <bsilver at chrononomicon.com> [2004-03-24 07:35]:
> On Mar 23, 2004, at 8:41 PM, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> >Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> >>I'm using 4.9-RELEASE. Is is possible to upgrade Perl from the
> >>default 5.005 version to 5.8.2?
> >>Are there any steps required beyond installing the port?
> >cd /usr/ports/lang/perl5.8
> >make install
> >use.perl port
> I also had to re-install some of my ports after installing the new Perl
> and switching the system perl to the newer version (4.9-release-p3).
If you install sysutils/portupgrade, you can do (after
installing the new Perl)
# portupgrade -rf perl
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