perl ports overwriting files, so need -f?

Caspar Florian Ebeling florian.ebeling at
Fri Sep 12 07:04:42 PDT 2008

On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 2:53 PM, Vincent Lefevre
<vincent-opdarw at> wrote:
> On 2008-09-12 14:45:28 +0200, Caspar Florian Ebeling wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 2:42 PM, Vincent Lefevre
>> <vincent-opdarw at> wrote:
>> > On 2008-09-12 13:00:53 +0200, Caspar Florian Ebeling wrote:
>> >> Do I get it right that one has to force a good part
>> >> of the perl ports to make them install?
>> >
>> > It's better not to install them.
>> What about ports which depend on perl ports?
> In general, there is no reason to depend on such ports.

ok, I'm the maintainer of erlang/tsung. It needs
Template Toolkit. TT in turns has these dependencies:


and test-harness already wants to step onto perl5.8
property. Is there anything I can do or should I just
throw together a README.MacPorts for tsung how to break
your perl installation with style?


Florian Ebeling
florian.ebeling at

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