Perl5 (meta package) switched from 5.16 to 5.22 - p5-* and git not switched

Mojca Miklavec mojca at
Tue Jan 12 15:36:53 PST 2016

On 12 January 2016 at 19:40, Justin Vallon wrote:
> I just did a selfupdate && upgrade, and perl5 was upgraded from perl5.16
> to perl5.22.
> However, my p5-string-shellquote was not automatically upgraded from
> p5.16- to p5.22-, and I had to reinstall it.
> Similar for git and ossp-uuid.  Each had a perl5_16 variant installed
> and ugprade did nothing, but reinstalling ended up with perl5_22.
> My guess is that the perl5 Portfile was changed, so upgrade rebuilt it
> and thus installed perl5.22, but p5-string-shellquote was not changed,
> so did not get an automatic upgrade.
> Is this expected?

These problems should be fixed now (and you may [almost] ignore the
rest of the thread which is mostly no longer true).


(PS: we still might have to revbump some ports though.)

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