p5-dbd-mysql make: *** No rule to make target `lib/DBD/mysql/GetInfo.pm', needed by `pm_to_blib'. Stop.

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Jan 8 22:49:16 PST 2010

On Jan 8, 2010, at 23:23, John Cumbers wrote:

> Many thanks Ryan, that was the issue and it fixed it.  I had the same issue with python, but had forgotten.
> Is it best to delete the native version of perl for simplicity and the create an alias or symbolic link to from /usr/bin/perl to #!/opt/local/bin/perl?  Or is there a better way?

No, you should not alter the version of perl Apple provides. Doing so may break parts of Mac OS X, and any future OS update which wants to update perl might undo your changes anyway.

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