* Bart Silverstrim <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2004-03-24 07:35]:
> 
> On Mar 23, 2004, at 8:41 PM, 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
> >
> 
> I also had to re-install some of my ports after installing the new Perl 
> and switching the system perl to the newer version (4.9-release-p3).  


If you install sysutils/portupgrade, you can do (after
installing the new Perl)

# portupgrade -rf perl

-- 
Joshua

Oblivion together does not frighten me, beloved.
                -- Thalassa (in Anne Mulhall's body), "Return to Tomorrow",
                   stardate 4770.3.
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