changing default perl

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Nov 3 12:38:01 PST 2013

On Nov 3, 2013, at 14:37, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at> wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 3:25 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
>> Observe with “port variants perl5” that it does not have a variant called “perl5_18”. We should add one.
> Actually, we shouldn't. We should remove the perl5 port hack and use port select instead.
> The good news is, someone is already working on this.

Yes, “port select” is the ultimate goal, but since that’s a larger issue that will take time to resolve, adding a variant to the perl5 port is the simple quick fix.

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