Cannot upgrade Perl5
paul.j.smith0 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 19:38:37 UTC 2016
On Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Andre Goree <andre at drenet.net> wrote:
> I read the UPDATING message regarding perl serveral months ago, but since I
> used the default version of perl, I disregarded it -- UPDATING mentions only
> needing to take action if you were NOT using the default version.
> Here is the issue I'm running into today:
> agoree at anet ~ % portupgrade perl5
> [Reading data from pkg(8) ... - 403 packages found - done]
> ** Port deleted on 2015-12-31: lang/perl5.16
> Has expired: Unsupported, please upgrade to a more recent version of
> ** Listing the failed packages (-:ignored / *:skipped / !:failed)
> - lang/perl5.16 (port deleted)
> agoree at anet ~ % pkg info -x perl
> How exactly would I go about upgrading perl5 given the above error? Perhaps
> forcing an uninstall and reinstalling it? I suppose I'd then have to
> rebuild everything that depends on Perl5?
There is an UPDATING message dated 20150513 stating that the default
Perl version was switched to 5.20. That message has instructions on
how to upgrade that may help you.
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