FreeBSD ports which are currently scheduled for deletion

Chris Rees utisoft at
Wed Feb 8 07:32:15 UTC 2012

On 8 Feb 2012 06:26, "Alexander Pyhalov" <alp at> wrote:
> On 02/08/2012 10:10, Chad Perrin wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 08, 2012 at 09:41:04AM +0400, Alexander Pyhalov wrote:
>>> Hello.
>>> On 02/07/2012 12:29, linimon at wrote:
>>>> portname:           databases/p5-postgresql-plperl
>>>> description:        Write SQL functions for PostgreSQL using Perl5
>>>> maintainer:perl at
>>>> deprecated because: No longer supported by upstream-- upgrade to later
>>>>                     version
>>>> expiration date:    2012-03-27
>>>> build errors:       none.
>>>> overview:
>>> And what is wrong with plperl?
>>> It builds and works for me with postgresql 9.0. For example, without
>>> pl/perl PostgreSQL's dbilink module will not work.
>> If you check out the "overview" page, it says the package name is:
>>     postgresql-plperl-8.2.22_2
>> It evidently works with PostgreSQL 8.2, which (as I understand it) is
>> being deprecated by the PostgreSQL project itself.  I think this plperl
>> deprecation is based on the fact the plperl package in question is for
>> PostgreSQL 8.2, though of course, I'm not 100% certain that's all there
>> is to it, and I do not know how this all applies to later versions of
>> PostgreSQL.  Perhaps someone else can provide more information.
> As I understand, the same port (databases/p5-postgresql-plperl) works for
different PostgreSQL version. It can be built with
databases/postgresqlXX-server. So, if you just don't deliver
postgresql-perl-8.2.22_2 PACKAGE, I don't care. But don't drop the PORT.
You just need to change DEFAULT_PGSQL_VER?=82 in its Makefile to
DEFAULT_PGSQL_VER?=84 and forget about it.

Committed, thanks.


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