Swatch - compilation aborted
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Mon Sep 13 09:39:57 PDT 2004
--- Irvine Short <irvine at sanbi.ac.za> wrote:
> Henri Prudhomme wrote:
> > I did a portupgrade on all my ports,
> Perl too?
Thanks for the hint. Even though the port skeleton for
Perl got updated, /usr/ports/UPDATING told me that I
had to do more to get Perl 5.8.5 working as the
Here's what I did to upgrade Perl and set as standard
make install clean
I then ran "pkg_info -R perl-5.8.5" and got a report
that all the p5-* ports and swatch were dependent on
the Perl package. (UPDATING's port wizards had a
magical incantation to find and reinstall the
dependent ports, but I couldn't get it to work - so I
used pieces of the incantation). Then I upgraded other
ports that depend on Perl manually.
portupgrade -f p5-\*
portupgrade -f swatch
Swatch worked after that.
Thanks for your nudge in the right direction. There
are a lot of brick walls to bang one's head against in
a FreeBSD newbie's life. I appreciate your help!
> -- Irvine
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