perl5, perl5.* changes

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Sat Feb 26 08:34:07 PST 2011

On Feb 26, 2011, at 11:32 AM, Mark Hattam wrote:
>>> Error: port activate failed: Image error: /opt/local/bin/a2p is being used by the active perl5.8 port.  Please deactivate this port first, or use 'port -f activate perl5' to force the activation.
> The output from the initial "upgrade" says
>>> --->  Deactivating perl5 @5.8.9_0
> So is it perl5 that needs deleting or the /opt/local/bin/a2p ... whatever that is?

read the error message, my response or do `port provides /opt/local/bin/a2p`

You will see that you want to deactivate/uninstall perl5.8 (which is different from perl5)

Once you do that, you can install perl5 (which will link to your newly built perl5.12)

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