Subject: Re: perl update?
To: Dave Burgess <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/25/2001 13:08:38
>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.

i don't *usually* use perl that much, so i don't have that many
modules installed.  the ones that are...i have no idea what needs

the fact that perl5-base doesn't conflict with perl5 is, imho, a
horrendous error.  the fact that perl5 is now a metapkg that depends
on some perl modules is just plain weird.

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