Rebuild all ports for perl minor version update?
freebsdml at marino.st
Fri Jun 14 08:18:45 UTC 2013
On 6/14/2013 10:12, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> Since this is only (?) a minor-version update, why should it be necessary to upgrade all ports that depend on perl?
> In that case, why didn't they go to perl 5.18?
According to OpenBSD's Marc Espie on a pkgsrc list, a lot of established
scripts will break on perl 5.18. Apparently it is not highly backwards
A large % of the perl packages would cease to build if they just moved
to 5.18. A minor upgrade is definitely better.
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