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

Steven Hartland killing at multiplay.co.uk
Fri Oct 25 18:04:06 UTC 2013

I think it would a good idea to check it out again yes, but TBH
we would never update perl without reinstalling all ports anyway.

In our currently situation, having to reinstall basically every
port on all the machines just to add a simple perl module is
something we'd also rather avoid ;-)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrej Zverev" <az at freebsd.org>

> You are welcome.
> With your patch after every Perl update you will have to rebuild or
> move at least all the p5 ports (since SITE_PERL x.y.z where z is
> moving).
> I can only recommed to look at the situation again. Maybe the old
> problems have been solved and you just need to try again (with 5.14.4
> or 5.16 which is now the default).
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 9:35 PM, Steven Hartland
>> Ahh I see, sorry totally read that the wrong way round :(
>> I never expected it to go from MAJOR.MINOR.REV -> MAJOR.MINOR
>> as we've had issues in the past with REV changes so would
>> definitely need to keep the old structure.
>> We'll maintain this patch locally instead.
>> Thanks for info, sorry again for the noise.

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