On Wed, 2004-03-24 at 03:41, Chuck Swiger wrote: > Drew Tomlinson wrote: > > I'm using 4.9-RELEASE. Is is possible to upgrade Perl from the default > > 5.005 version to 5.8.2? > > Yes. > > > Are there any steps required beyond installing the port? > > Try: > > cd /usr/ports/lang/perl5.8 > make install > use.perl port
Be warned. After you have upgraded perl you will be required to re-install any programs/modules that depend on it eg. Apache You will receive a location error pointing to your previous perl version if you don't. Regards, -- Nelis Lamprecht PGP: http://www.8ball.co.za/pgpkey/nelis.asc "Unix IS user friendly.. It's just selective about who its friends are."
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