legalois at acm.org
Thu Jul 7 17:03:51 GMT 2005
Bob Hall wrote:
> I don't know squat about perl. I recently ran portupgrade, which
> upgraded perl. Goose stopped working, because the location for Curses.pm
> was no longer in @INC. I tried to run perl-after-upgrade, but I couldn't
> get it to run. I've got a book that said to use
> # perl perl-after-upgrade
> # ./perl-after-upgrade
> I also tried just
> # perl-after-upgrade
> No joy. Just for the heck of it, I tried
> * sh perl-after-upgrade
> and dang if it didn't run. It didn't look to me like an sh script, but
> what do I know? It wasn't supposed to change anything without the -f
> option, but goose ran afterward, so it obviously changed things. I
> looked for Curses.pm, and it moved to a directory listed in @INC.
> Anybody have any advice? Comments? How was I supposed to get
> perl-after-upgrade to run?
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A longish message appears at the end of the perl upgrade build, that
explains how to run perl-after-upgrade. If you overlooked that, the same
instructions are at
If the script is in a directory not in your root's path, find the full
path to the script with
(but make sure your locate db is up-to-date, first).
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