Perl upgrade problem...
peter.piggybox at virgin.net
Fri Feb 12 21:26:14 UTC 2010
Friday, 12 February 2010 at 14:50:56 -0600, Adam Vande More said:
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 2:44 PM, Peter Harrison
> <peter.piggybox at virgin.net>wrote:
> > Up till now I've kept Perl on my machine at 5.8.9. I now see from UPDATING
> > that upgrading to 5.10 is recommended.
> > However, when I follow the instructions, I get the following error:
> > laptop# portupgrade -o lang/perl5.10 -f perl-5.8.9_3
> if you're referring to this:
> AFFECTS: users of lang/perl5.10
> AUTHOR: skv at FreeBSD.org
> lang/perl5.10 has been updated to 5.10.1. You should update everything
> that depends on perl. The easiest way to do that is to use
> "perl-after-upgrade" script supplied with lang/perl5.10. Please see its
> manual page for details.
> If you want switch to lang/perl5.10 from lang/perl5.8 please follow
> instructions in the entry 20090328 in this file.
> Then you have misunderstood what it's saying. That only applies to folks
> already running 5.10 and if you have no need for that then do nothing
> further. If you really believe you need to run 5.10 then you should follow
> the complete instructions from the entry.
I don't need 5.10, but I was prompted to think about upgrading from 20100205.
I was trying to follow 20090328, I ran
pkgdb -Ff (no problem)
portupgrade -o lang/per5.10 -f perl-5.8.9
which generated the error given.
> Adam Vande More
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