Latest/perl.tbz symlink missing on FTP mirrors

Pav Lucistnik pav at
Mon Sep 21 07:11:57 UTC 2009

Philip M. Gollucci píše v po 21. 09. 2009 v 01:15 -0400:
> 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.

If that's the cause, we have a serious bug in our infrastructure.

> 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

No, "pkg_add -r perl" needs to keep working with intuitive results.

Pav Lucistnik <pav at>
              <pav at>

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