HEADS UP: change default Perl version to 5.10

Dmitry Morozovsky marck at rinet.ru
Sat Feb 6 08:18:25 UTC 2010

On Sat, 6 Feb 2010, Sergey Skvortsov wrote:

SS> Default Perl version is changed to 5.10.
SS> This change does not affect systems with already installed Perl (5.8 or 5.10).
SS> Only for systems without installed Perl new 5.10 port will be used.
SS> If you have already installed lang/perl5.8 and want switch to
SS> lang/perl5.10 please follow instructions:
SS> Portupgrade users:
SS>     0) Fix pkgdb.db (for safety):
SS>         pkgdb -Ff
SS>     1) Reinstall perl with new 5.10:
SS>         portupgrade -o lang/perl5.10 -f perl-5.8.\*
SS>     2) Reinstall everything that depends on Perl:
SS>         portupgrade -fr perl

root at woozle:/usr/ports# portupgrade -o lang/perl5.10 -f perl-5.8.\*
--->  Upgrading 'perl-5.8.9_3' to 'perl-5.10.1' (lang/perl5.10)
--->  Building '/usr/ports/lang/perl5.10'
===>  Cleaning for perl-5.10.1

===>  perl-5.10.1 conflicts with installed package(s):

      They install files into the same place.
      Please remove them first with pkg_delete(1).
*** Error code 1

Stop in /lh/ports/lang/perl5.10.

Does this mean I have to delete perl5.8 first?

D.Marck                                     [DM5020, MCK-RIPE, DM3-RIPN]
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