Subject: RE: perl update?
To: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave Burgess <email@example.com>
Date: 01/25/2001 11:52:24
My experience with this is that the old stuff ends up disappearing. I've
never had a PERL upgrade go cleanly, especially when you have both CPAN and
PKGSRC packages installed.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
> Behalf Of Andrew Brown
> Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2001 11:04 AM
> To: Masao Uebayashi
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: perl update?
> >> >if i go and remove the pkg by hand and then install the new one...does
> >> >everything get screwed up? or should i really go around rebuilding 28
> >> >things after i reinstall perl? i'm pretty sure that they all just
> >> >wanna know the binary is at /usr/pkg/bin/perl...
> >> or...what if i just remove the +REQUIRED_BY file from the pkg
> >> database, delete and reinstall perl, and then put it back?
> >Are you sure that Perl distributes files/directories cotaining its
> >version number?
> um...well...yes, it does. i've got directories called:
> that have stuff in them. i don't see what that has to do with
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