* Bart Silverstrim <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2004-03-24 07:35]:I tried this (adding the 'n') to see what portupgrade would find. All it found was 'perl5.8', yet I have webmin, spamassassin, and various other things that use perl (AFAIK). I changed the line to:
On Mar 23, 2004, at 8:41 PM, Chuck Swiger wrote:
Drew Tomlinson wrote: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).
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
If you install sysutils/portupgrade, you can do (after installing the new Perl)
# portupgrade -rf perl
portupgrade -rRf 'p5*'
and if found lots of things. It might be overkill but it should get everything that needs rebuilding, correct?
Thanks for your help.
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