Subject: Re: How does a package require Perl 5.8?
To: None <email@example.com,>
From: Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/04/2003 17:38:16
On Thu, 4 Dec 2003 17:29:19 +0100
Juan RP <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 04 Dec 2003 11:27:24 -0500
> Eric Gillespie <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > It turns out p5-subversion requires perl 5.8, but i am not sure
> > how to specify it.
> > After checking perl5/buildlink2.mk for suggestions, i tried
> > setting PERL5_REQD in p5-subversion/Makefile to 5.8. This only
> > results in the following:
> > ===> Required package perl>=5.8: NOT found
> > ===> Verifying reinstall for ../../lang/perl5
> > I grepped other package Makefiles for PERL5_REQD and didn't find
> > anything instructive. I found no reference at all in other
> > package Makefiles for BUILDLINK_PKGSRCDIR.perl.
> > Do i have to take a sledgehammer to BUILDLINK_PKGSRCDIR.perl or
> > is there a better way?
> PERL5_REQD= 5.8 ?
Hmm PERL5_REQD is not enough, I had to use BUILDLINK_PKGSRCDIR.perl
pointing to lang/perl58 too.
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