perl 5.6 installed on beta 7

Scott Long scottl at
Wed Oct 6 11:17:31 PDT 2004

John Hay wrote:
>>>Installed from a freshly baked amd64 beta7-iso-image.
>>>It installs fine, except that perl 5.6 gets installed.
>>>bente# pkg_info
>>>perl-5.6.1_15       Practical Extraction and Report
>>On the miniinst ISO, only perl 5.8.5 exists.  On the full disc1 ISO,
>>both 5.6.1 and 5.8.5 exist.  It your choice as to which one you want to
> I installed an i386 install, just a plain one without choosing any
> packages and also eneded up with perl 5.6.x. I thought that 5.8.x
> is the perl of the day for FreeBSD 5.3 and higher, so have expected
> that to be installed except if I specifically go and choose 5.6.x.
> John

Ok, I see what the problem is.  I'll fix it for RC1.


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