Updating ports perl from 5.8.0 to 5.8.1

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Sun Nov 2 09:01:26 PST 2003

H.Wade Minter <minter at lunenburg.org> writes:

> I'd like to update my ports-installed version of Perl from 5.8.0 to
> 5.8.1.  On my test system, I did a "portupgrade -rR perl", but it
> didn't update any of my installed p5- modules, which caused breakage
> until I reinstalled all of them by hand.
> Is there a better way to update Perl?  Would a "portupgrade -rRf" have
> helped?

Yes.  "portupgrade -rf perl" is *exactly* what the incantation I would
have recommended.

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