Threaded Perl on 4.10-RELEASE

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue Nov 16 09:30:03 PST 2004

"Gustafson, Tim" <tjg at> writes:

> Is there any way to turn on threaded Perl in the base system, instead of
> using the Perl port?  I need to use p5-Sendmail-Milter which requires
> threads, but I would rather not install the Perl port over the base Perl
> installation.  Is there any flag I can set in /etc/make.conf that will
> configure the base system to install a threaded Perl instead of a
> non-threaded one?

I don't believe so, but note that the perl port will *not* install
over the base system one; they will coexist on your system, and you
can switch back and forth.  [The port will install a script called
"use.perl" for this purpose.]

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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