perl error

John B Brown jbb at
Sat Jun 12 17:17:40 PDT 2010

Dear Folk,

	perl-5.8.9 refuses to download.

jbb at pinball3:~/MacPorts
(31): % sudo port install ghostscript
--->  Computing dependencies for ghostscript
--->  Dependencies to be installed: autoconf help2man p5-locale-gettext 
perl5 perl5.8 m4 automake cairo fontconfig freetype zlib libpixman 
libpng pkgconfig xrender xorg-libX11 xorg-bigreqsproto xorg-inputproto 
xorg-kbproto xorg-libXau xorg-xproto xorg-libXdmcp xorg-util-macros 
xorg-xcmiscproto xorg-xextproto xorg-xf86bigfontproto xorg-xtrans 
xorg-renderproto jpeg libpaper libtool tiff xorg-libXext xorg-libXt 
xorg-libsm xorg-libice
--->  Fetching perl5.8
--->  Attempting to fetch perl-5.8.9.tar.bz2 from

	I went to and downloaded the .gv package 
directly. How do I use that for the source for the perl port?


	John B. Brown.
	[jbb at]
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	Buffalo, Wyoming

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