updating perl

Dick Hoogendijk dick at nagual.st
Sat Jun 25 17:02:44 GMT 2005

On 25 Jun John Webster wrote:
> Read /usr/ports/UPDATING:
> 20050624:
>   AFFECTS: users of lang/perl5.8
>   AUTHOR: tobez at FreeBSD.org
>   lang/perl5.8 has been updated to 5.8.7.  You should update
>   everything depending on perl.  The easiest way to do that is
>   to use perl-after-upgrade script supplied with lang/perl5.8.
>   Please see its manual page for details.

In other words:

run "perl-after-upgrade" (note the remarks)
run "perl-after-upgrade -f" (to make the changes)

Never updated a perl version easier before!
What a relief.. this script :-)

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