[HEADS UP] perl symlinks in /usr/bin will be gone
lupe at lupe-christoph.de
Sun Jan 30 03:02:22 PST 2005
On Sunday, 2005-01-30 at 11:14:52 +0100, Xander Damen wrote:
> Why would upgraded systems cause problems? I don't think the
> upgradesystem will delete any existing symlinks?
1) You upgrade to 6.x
The symlink stays
2) You upgrade the perl port:
2a) The port is deinstalled. The symlink will probably be removed since
this is 6.x.
2b) The new version of the port is installed, without /usr/bin/perl.
I admit that 2a is not necessarily true, but I'm paranoid. It would mean
that the symlink is *outside* pkg-plist on 5.x, causing the "dangling
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