Latest/perl.tbz symlink missing on FTP mirrors

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at
Mon Sep 21 05:15:24 UTC 2009

Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> Hi Jeremy,
> yes, we (portmgr) noticed this too. But we don't know why it happens,
> yet.

I'm 99% sure its because lang/perl5.10 is built after lang/perl5.8 and
the latter sets NO_LATEST_LINK=yes.

1) lang/perl5.10 should set latest link to perl5.10
2) it should not set no latest link
3) lang/perl5.8 should set latest link to perl5.8


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