Upgrading to 8.1; Perl; and libgcrypt

zaxis z_axis at 163.com
Thu Jul 29 08:10:15 UTC 2010

>uname -a
FreeBSD mybsd.zsoft.com 8.0-RELEASE-p2 FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE-p2 #0: Wed Jul 14
15:35:26 CST 2010    
root at mybsd.zsoft.com:/media/G/usr/obj/media/G/usr/src/sys/MYKERNEL  i386

>sudo env DISABLE_CONFLICTS=1 portupgrade -o lang/perl5.12 -f perl-5.8.\*

>pkg_info |grep -i perl
perl-5.12.1_1       Practical Extraction and Report Language

>sudo portupgrade -fr perl
** Makefile possibly broken: mail/thunderbird:
	grep: write error: Broken pipe
/usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:1473:in `get_pkgname': Makefile broken
	from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:623
	from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:614:in `each'
	from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:614
	from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:588:in `catch'
	from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:588
	from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/optparse.rb:1310:in `call'
	from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/optparse.rb:1310:in `parse_in_order'
	from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/optparse.rb:1306:in `catch'
	from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/optparse.rb:1306:in `parse_in_order'
	from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/optparse.rb:1254:in `catch'
	from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/optparse.rb:1254:in `parse_in_order'
	from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/optparse.rb:1248:in `order!'
	from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/optparse.rb:1241:in `order'
	from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:565:in `main'
	from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/optparse.rb:791:in `initialize'
	from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:229:in `new'
	from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:229:in `main'
	from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:2213

What does this errror mean ?

J. Altman wrote:
> Greetings...
> I am looking at upgrading to 8.1 from 8.0 on an AMD64.
> As you know, Perl is now at 5.12 and requires a recursive dependency
> rebuild; and so does libgcrypt.
> This seems to be a rather extensive pair of updates.
> Perl, while (IIRC) it is in the base system, is being reported as
> needing an upgrade via  portversion | grep '<'. I seem to recall
> something that makes me think I am wrong here...that it's not in the
> base system, maybe?
> Is libgcrypt, perhaps, part of the base system? I suspect not.
> I've read http://www.freebsd.org/releases/8.1R/relnotes.html and
> http://www.freebsd.org/releases/8.1R/relnotes-detailed.html and Perl
> 5.12 is not mentioned as a part of 8.1.
> Does this mean that an upgrade via /usr/src will not upgrade Perl to
> 5.12? I suspect it does mean that Perl will not be upgraded from 5.10;
> but I do hope that Perl will be upgraded to 5.12 via an update to
> /usr/src.
> I also can't remember if a recursive rebuild of all ports after an
> upgrade across releases was ever recommended. For some reason, I think
> I read that somewhere.
> My point with these questions is to move toward 8.1 in the most
> economical manner.
> Thanks for any help, and best regards,
> Joe
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