how do I tell ports that perl5.8 should never be installed?

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Sun Feb 28 21:53:17 UTC 2010

>>>>> "Adam" == Adam Vande More <amvandemore at> writes:

Adam> See /usr/ports/UPDATING and /etc/make.conf

Doesn't help.  Packages that are compiled against 5.8 still want
to install 5.8.

I want this to fatal out, so I know to build from port, not use package.

"portinstall -Pc MUMBLE" is just too damn easy to give up the "-P".

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