Cannot build perl on FreeBSD 8.0
wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Feb 7 19:36:56 UTC 2010
On Sun, 7 Feb 2010, Robert Huff wrote:
> Warren Block writes:
>> > Not yet. I'm trying to do this - a lot of ports depend on perl, and I
>> > get stuck with it.
>> > No, there are no any extra settings in /etc/make.conf.
>> You may be running into the situation where something Perl needs can't
>> run because of mixed libraries.
>> For the 7-8 major version upgrade, it's usually easier and faster to
>> save your pkg_info output, backup /usr/local/etc, and pkg_delete
>> everything. Then update the ports tree and start installing ports from
>> There may be a way to automate that, like feeding the saved pkg_info
>> output to portupgrade. I haven't done it often enough to investigate.
> pkg_sort, which is part of portupgrade, is a useful tool.
That's pretty cool:
pkg_info | cut -f 1 -d' ' | pkg_sort
You could just start installing ports at the bottom and work upwards.
The only thing that makes me wonder is that list shows wine above
xorg-server on my system.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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