Perl 5.6 vs Perl 5.8 (install)

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu May 13 20:53:50 PDT 2004

On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 11:50:14PM -0400, Forrest Aldrich wrote:
> Thanks Kris.  Does the basic installation of 5.6 have any dependency 
> modules?

No, the perl package is self-contained as far as the FreeBSD packages go.

> I hear there is a way with CPAN to port those over to a new 
> perl installation.

Perhaps, but it's easiest just to "portupgrade -f -r perl" or similar.

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