perl 5.8.5

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Tue Jun 7 19:53:32 GMT 2005

--On Tuesday, June 07, 2005 12:45:36 -0700 John Larson 
<johnwlarson3rd at> wrote:

> I installed perl 5.8.5 when I did initial install of
> freebsd 4.11 on my machine. when I do perl -v I get
> perl 5.006. when I switch to the perl 5.8.5 it cannot
> find DBI in the PM when I switch back it can.
> John Larson
less /usr/ports/lang/perl5.8/pkg-message will explain what you need to do.

You need to type use.perl port to switch your system to the ports version 
of perl.  Then you need to recompile all your perl apps so they use the 
ports version.

Paul Schmehl (pauls at
Adjunct Information Security Officer
University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list