[MacPorts] #52081: Ports should require perl5.24 instead of 5.22

Lawrence Velázquez larryv at macports.org
Wed Aug 24 12:36:23 PDT 2016

> On Aug 24, 2016, at 3:05 PM, Mihai Moldovan <ionic at macports.org> wrote:
>> On 24.08.2016 09:02 PM, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
>> Also, cpuid only has a build dependency on 2 perl packages, so there's no need to reinstall the port when perl changes.
> You can use the revbump to change the dependency to the new perl version, mainly
> to make that perl package a leaf. It's not strictly required, but my personal
> opinion is to do that to enable users to get rid of packages they don't need
> anymore (and at least I don't like to remove build dependencies, as they will be
> pulled in again later anyway.)

But those Perl ports are always leaves (w.r.t. `cpuid`) because they are build dependencies. There's no need to revbump if you're just updating build dependencies.


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