Updating ports perl from 5.8.0 to 5.8.1
minter at lunenburg.org
Sun Nov 2 09:15:00 PST 2003
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On Nov 2, 2003, at 12:01 PM, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> 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
> Yes. "portupgrade -rf perl" is *exactly* what the incantation I would
> have recommended.
That didn't seem to work. I ran that on one system, and it only
upgraded perl, it didn't attempt to do any of the p5-* packages.
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