The answer you seek has been in front of you the entire time. Since you missed the package message that blew by when you installed perl, which is a common ailment some of us suffer from (you mean there's something important to read mixed in with all that configuring, compiling, linking, and installing nonsense that fills my scroll buffer!), some ingenious port maintainer left the advice for you to read at your leisure in /usr/ports/lang/perl5.8/pkg-message.
Give it a good read. Regards, Jason Wilson Director of Technology Nobilis Software Babbling Blatherscythe! Mazen S. Alzogbi <mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]> had this to say: > Hi, > > Perl version 5.005_03 was installed with FreeBSD 4.9 by default. I > installed Perl 5.8.x_x from ports (via FTP). Executing perl -v on the > console still showing the older version! How can I start using the > newer > version? Can't FreeBSD start using the newer version too? > > Cheers, > > Mazen S. Alzogbi > http://alzogbi.com/mazen > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To > unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
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