Warning: recent vendor perl patch may harm

Drew Marshall drew at THEMARSHALLS.CO.UK
Thu Dec 22 09:01:25 GMT 2005

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On Wed, December 21, 2005 21:56, BB wrote:
> I would be interested if anyone has upgraded to the latest ports with
> FreeBSD.

Yes, I've done it painlessly. The _1 bit clearly is the patched version (I
say clearly as I haven't confirmed this but I think this is a safe
assumption) so it doesn't change any version directories so you don't need
to rebuild any modules. The only gotcha you need to watch out for is
ensuring if you built Perl threaded in the original 5.8.7 make sure you
pass this option to portupgrade for 5.8.7_1 or else nothing will work or

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