Jeremie Le Hen
jeremie.le-hen at epita.fr
Mon Jun 14 16:12:36 GMT 2004
> The situation is: running 4-stable, with perl 5.6 from ports, with lots
> of packages which depend on it. Now I need to install an application
> that requires perl5.8!
> Is there a way to switch over to 5.8 without breaking everything? I'm
> asking this because I see two different ports in the tree: perl5, which
> installs 5.6 and perl5.8 which apparently has what I need, but
> portupgrade doesn't understand it (tries to upgrade 5.6 to a newer port
> I tried installing the perl5.8 port (which gets me three versions of
> perl installed, *sigh*), but existing applications couldn't find needed
You may want to read /usr/ports/UPDATING, especially entry 20040204. I
think this should help you in the upgrading process.
Jeremie LE HEN aka TtZ/TataZ jeremie.le-hen at epita.fr
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