perl and ports

Gert Cuykens gert.cuykens at
Mon Jan 24 17:02:16 PST 2005

On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 16:54:50 -0800, Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2005 at 01:42:24AM +0100, Gert Cuykens wrote:
> > Do we still need perl to make use of ports
> >
> > Just asking because it bugs me. I never use it and it just takes up
> > space and it is a security risc :P I want it gone :)
> Only if you want to do certain things like 'make index', but not for
> general use (this has been the case for years).

So i can go in the port directory of perl and do make deinstall and
freebsd still works right, no kernel panic or something :)

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