How to update perl on FreeBSD 4.9R

Erik Norgaard norgaard at
Fri Oct 8 15:47:59 PDT 2004

Paul Schmehl wrote:

> When you finish, you need to run use.perl port (read pkg-message), and
> you'll have to rebuild any ports you've already built that use perl
> since you will have changed the default perl installation.

Try run this: perl -e 'print join "\n", @INC' This shows the paths which
perl will look for modules, the old version paths should be included,
mine is:


So it is not necesary to reinstall all perl modules. If you need to
toggle @INC the Perl manual recommends you to 'use lib'.

Cheers, Erik
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