'sudo port upgrade outdated' perl5.8->perl5.12 problem

Scott Webster sewebster at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 22:47:15 PDT 2011

On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 6:12 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:
> It sounds like Lars' situation is that perl5.8 did *not* get deactivated. Unfortunately, with the way the upgrade to perl 5.12 was handled, this *is* normal (all users will experience this problem), and requires the user to manually deactivate perl5.8, before proceeding to activate the new perl5.

I could just be remembering wrong, but i though in my case that after
I got the same error as Lars, macports continued onto the next step,
which was removing the old version of perl5 (5.8).  Possibly this is
because I used the -u switch?  But I could just have it mixed up in my


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