forcing ports to use Perl 5.8.8
rihad at mail.ru
Thu Nov 5 08:21:27 UTC 2009
Matthew Seaman wrote:
> rihad wrote:
>> Hello, I need to install security/p5-Digest-HMAC from the ports, but
>> _only_ with the currently installed Perl 5.8.8, without it being
>> upgraded to 5.8.9 as a dependency (because some other software dumps
>> core with Perl 5.8.9). How can I as a user cleanly tell the system to
>> stay with 5.8.8 and still be able to upgrade any other port, even all
>> of them? I have in /etc/make.conf:
>> but this isn't enough.
>> /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.perl.mk has several knobs, which ones can I set in
>> /etc/make.conf to achieve what I need (stay with perl 5.8.8)?
> Basically, just don't upgrade perl. The various perl modules will adapt to
> whatever version is installed.
> If you use portupgrade(1) et al, add 'perl-*' to the HOLD_PKGS array in
> /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf. If you use portmaster(1), create a file
> +IGNOREME in /var/db/pkg/perl-5.8.8/
Yes, I'm using portmaster. Should /var/db/pkg/perl-5.8.8_1/+IGNOREME be
an empty file?
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