change perl5 from perl5.24 to perl5.26?

Mojca Miklavec mojca at
Wed Nov 1 13:24:26 UTC 2017

On 31 October 2017 at 21:50, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Oct 31, 2017, at 15:41, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> If you want to be able to run perl version 5.26 by just running "perl", file a ticket in the issue tracker and request the addition of a +perl5_26 variant to the perl5 port. As I said, I don't know why this has not already been done.

Probably because nobody though of doing that (I certainly forgot).


>> (I know that for things like PHP, I can use “sudo port select …”.)
> Yes. The saga of the perl ports and "sudo port select" is here:

I think by far the best thing to do would be to remove "port select
perl" altogether.


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