perl and perl module collide

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Mon Dec 6 07:17:07 PST 2010

On Dec 4, 2010, at 7:41 PM, Jeremy Lavergne wrote:
> ricci and narf_tm (and whoever knows which port should take precedence):
> I came across p5-extutils-makemaker colliding with perl5.8 over at least /opt/local/bin/instmodsh.
> Which version of the file should be removed in the Portfile?

did you diff them? Sometimes (we get lucky) and there are no important differences in the files, so the module (which is probably newer) can just not install the file if it's already there.

Of course, we should probably deprecate perl 5.8 ...

Daniel J. Luke                                                                   
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