bsdpan- to p5- migration

Vivek Khera vivek at
Wed Jul 18 15:57:50 UTC 2007

On Jul 17, 2007, at 9:54 PM, Peter Beckman wrote:

>  Is there a way, using portupgrade, to upgrade bsdpan-* to p5-* and  
> use the
>  p5-* package, so that at the end of the process, I'm left with  
> only p5-*
>  packages and not bsdpan-* packages?

The -o option to portupgrade might do it, but it won't find the  
origin of the bsdpan- package so it may not know how to deal with it.

Also, some module installed with cpan/bsdpan use slightly different  
names so that causes problems and there are a fair number of cpan  
modules without FreeBSD ports.

I find portupgrade *so* useful for managing our software that I spend  
the time to make the ports for any cpan package I need that is not  
already a port.

I have banished cpan from being used on any production server except  
the one we use for creating the new ports :-)

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