Bug 51539 - lang/perl5: dual perl installation breakage?
Summary: lang/perl5: dual perl installation breakage?
Status: Closed FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: Anton Berezin
Depends on:
Reported: 2003-04-29 03:00 UTC by Brad Forschinger
Modified: 2005-02-02 09:48 UTC (History)
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Description Brad Forschinger 2003-04-29 03:00:21 UTC
/usr/local/bin/perl is a normal file (not a sym link) from the most recent
perl install.  Sym links are set up, but not correctly.

-rwxr-xr-x   1 root     wheel      856592 Apr 29 01:46 perl
lrwxr-xr-x   1 root     wheel          19 Apr 29 01:46 perl5 -> /usr/local/bin/perl
lrwxr-xr-x   1 root     wheel          19 Apr 29 01:28 perl5.6.1 -> /usr/local/bin/perl
lrwxr-xr-x   1 root     wheel          19 Apr 29 01:46 perl5.8.0 -> /usr/local/bin/perl

So, perl5.6.1 points to perl which is 5.8.0.  Doesn't make sense.  sperl is
done correctly, however.

-rws--x--x   1 root     wheel      741960 Apr 29 01:28 sperl5.6.1
-rws--x--x   2 root     wheel      856752 Apr 29 01:46 sperl5.8.0


make perl5.6.1 and perl5.8.0 regular files, and set up perl/perl5 as sym
links according to the owner's preference.
portinstall perl-5.\*
Comment 1 Anton Berezin freebsd_committer 2003-04-29 08:16:01 UTC
Responsible Changed
From-To: freebsd-ports-bugs->tobez

I'll take care of this.
Comment 2 Sergey Matveychuk 2003-12-23 22:00:30 UTC
Take a look at PR/55760.

Comment 3 Anton Berezin freebsd_committer 2005-02-02 09:47:26 UTC
State Changed
From-To: open->closed

This issue is mostly fixed in the recent update of lang/perl5 and