how do I tell ports that perl5.8 should never be installed?
Randal L. Schwartz
merlyn at stonehenge.com
Mon Mar 1 17:21:49 UTC 2010
>>>>> "Matthew" == Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> writes:
Matthew> For best results, install from ports rather than packages. If it's
Matthew> pure-perl code, then this should be hardly more onerous than installing
Matthew> a compiled package. XS code however will chew up some CPU cycles.
I don't mind installing from ports once I've been notified that the package
won't work because it wants perl5.8.
What I want is a way to tell the port/package system that perl5.8
doesn't exist so that it *will* fail.
How do I do that?
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