pkgng: perl5.12/perl5.14 conflict

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at
Thu Oct 11 10:44:21 UTC 2012

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 11:31:37AM +0100, Bruce Cran wrote:
> I migrated my ports to pkgng on one machine but I'm getting a conflict 
> between perl5.12 and perl5.14 because they install files to the same 
> location, and are required by other packages: e.g. gtk-2.24.6_2 requires 
> perl-5.14.2_2 but glib depends on perl-5.12.4_4.
> I've force-uninstalled perl5.12 for now to fix 'pkg upgrade', but is 
> there any way to fix the dependencies - I guess the solution is to get 
> ports updated so they all use perl5.14?
> Trying to install perl-5.12.4_4 again results in:
> pkg: WARNING: locally installed perl-5.14.2_2 conflicts on 
> /usr/local/bin/c2ph with:
>          - perl-5.12.4_4
> There are no errors, but "pkg info" shows that 5.12 wasn't installed.
> -- 
> Bruce Cran
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You have messed up your system long ago, you should have only one single perl on
your system, so before completing your conversion you have to make sure you are
on a sane system, meaning the perl5.12 -> perl5.14 conversion has been done
correctly for exemple.

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