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

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Mon Mar 1 01:38:19 UTC 2010

On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Randal L. Schwartz
<merlyn at>wrote:

> >>>>> "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".
If it completed successly it has to help.  What are the result of each step
so we can isolate the problem.

Adam Vande More

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