Can't "uninstall perl"
allbery.b at gmail.com
Thu Jun 20 09:43:43 PDT 2013
On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 12:40 PM, Stephen Rasku <macports at srasku.net> wrote:
> Arggh! I ran "uninstall perl" instead of "port uninstall perl".
> Now, I've run the correct command but I am getting conflicting information:
> $ sudo port uninstall perl
> $ port list perl
> $ which perl
> What am I missing here?
The part where I said that it's not called "perl", it's called "perl5" (and
you really need to uninstall the versioned port as well). Could you read
more than the first sentence of my reply next time?
> On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 9:35 AM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 12:30 PM, Stephen Rasku <macports at srasku.net>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
>> allbery.b at gmail.com
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