Possible fix for all p5-* port installs being broken on FreeBSD

Sunpoet Po-Chuan Hsieh sunpoet at FreeBSD.org
Fri Oct 25 12:36:20 UTC 2013

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM, Steven Hartland <smh at freebsd.org> wrote:

> Hi Sunpoet seems your the most active maintainer
> of perl ports system on FreeBSD so please excuse
> the email if your not the correct person but here goes.
> Currently make install for all p5-* ports fail
> because they cant find the installed files.
> This seems to be because the site_perl directory
> struction now uses PERL_VERSION instead of PERL_VER
> e.g 5.14.4 not 5.14
> The attached patch fixes this for me by changing
> the package vars to use PERL_VERISON but its not
> clear if its the install which is incorrect or
> the vars.
> cc'ed ports@ just in case.
>    Regards
>    Steve

Hi Steven,

The perl infrastructure change was made by az at .
It helps to make minor version update easier (e.g. 5.14.2 -> 5.14.4).
Please see UPDATING 20130612 entry for further information.


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