[nycbug-talk] FreeBSD 7.1-RELEASE perl issues

Andy Kosela akosela at andykosela.com
Wed Jul 22 02:43:51 EDT 2009

Matt Juszczak <matt at atopia.net> wrote:

> My gut is, perl 5.8.8 was installed via /usr/sbin/sysinstall on some of 
> these boxes, and not on others.  Is that a fair guess?  If so, I've seen a 
> "use.perl" script somewhere that tells the system which perl you want to 
> use, but I assumed the perl5.8.9 port would create the /usr/bin/perl 
> symlink, and it doesn't seem to be doing that.

By simply looking at /usr/ports/lang/perl5.8/Makefile it seems something
is not right in your installation.  Do you really need both versions of
perl?  I would wipe it all and reinstall from scratch the latest 5.8.x.


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