Can't "uninstall perl"

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Thu Jun 20 09:35:15 PDT 2013

On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 12:30 PM, Stephen Rasku <macports at> wrote:

> I am trying to uninstall perl from MacPorts.  I want to run a vanilla Perl
> installation (i.e. the default Apple one).  I get the following output:
> Preparing Uninstall...
> which perl
> Uninstall Began...
> Uninstall Failed...
> Reason: ErrorMissingBundle

This doesn't look like output from the `port` command?

There is no port called simply `perl`. There *is* a `perl5` port, but
uninstalling it won't accomplish much because it simply installs as a
dependency a particular Perl version port (e.g. `perl5.12`).

brandon s allbery kf8nh                               sine nomine associates
allbery.b at                                  ballbery at
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