How to upgrade perl 5.8 to 5.10?

Michal Varga varga.michal at
Wed Jan 20 13:29:34 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 1:54 PM, Helmut Schneider <jumper99 at> wrote:
> [...]
> Currently the only solution seems to remove perl.5.8 which as a result
> deletes all dependencies which requires *all* ports to be reinstalled.

No way, only if you decide to deinstall everything recursively. What about:

# pkg_deinstall -vfu perl-threaded-5.8.9_3
# portinstall -v lang/perl5.10
# portupgrade -vfu p5\*

(Also, cross-checking with /usr/local/bin/perl-after-upgrade helps
with some other specific cases).


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