Upgrading perl

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Tue Jun 15 04:15:57 GMT 2004

> After rebuilding everything, you may want to finalize the upgrade by 
> cleaning out /usr/local/lib/perl5/ and /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl. 
> Due to incorrect plists, there may be some files left there from 5.6.x. 
>   It might be a good idea to check that each file is present in the 
> 5.8.x directory before deleting (as a sanity check for the upgrade), but 
> after the complete rebuild it should be safe to remove everything.  The 
> goal is to completely get rid of the 5.6.x directories:

fwiw, i am now in the habit of putting .pls which are not installed
by portupdate (i.e. gotten from here and there) directly in 
so they go across releases and i don't have to dig them out.


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