upgrading perl -ports

Norberto Meijome freebsd at meijome.net
Tue Aug 30 07:30:50 GMT 2005

Zan wrote:
> Hello,
> Would you please help me?
> in my /usr/local/bin I can clearly see that there is a newer version of 
> perl (5.8.0) already there, but when I type 'perl -v' I see that I'm 
> running off of 5.0. 

5.8 is from ports. 5.0.6. i think, is system based

Is there anything else I can do besides trying the
> "use.perl port" command? Because that doesn't seem to work, 

you need to install the perl from ports before using "use.perl port".

and my jail
> did not come with a ports collection.

virtual hoster? can you download the ports collection and use it? (check 
that you can compile first ;) )

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