changing default perl

Puneet Kishor punk.kish at
Sun Nov 3 13:06:35 PST 2013

So, could one of kind and gentle folks tell in non-technical language the incantation to make p5.18 default?

Many thanks in advance.

Puneet Kishor
Science and Data Policy, Creative Commons

> On Nov 3, 2013, at 12:41 PM, Jeremy Lavergne <jeremy at> wrote:
> I’m not sure that making more work is really something we want to do. Anything perl5.18 should have a strict dependency on perl5.18 until we get this ridiculousness hammered out.
> Last we discussed, it sounded like even perl_select was not an ultimate solution.
>> On Nov 3, 2013, at 15:38, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
>> 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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