Perl5 wrapper port...usage...?
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Sun Oct 15 17:16:54 UTC 2017
> On Oct 15, 2017, at 11:20 AM, Michael Parson <mparson at bl.org> wrote:
> On 2017-10-15 00:22, Carlo Tambuatco wrote:
>> So as I understand, the perl_select port is obsolete, right?
>> I’ve got perl5 wrapper port as well as the perl5.24 variant installed.
>> I’ve also got various other perl versions installed so my perl
>> installation list looks like:
>> perl5 @5.24.2_0+perl5_24 (active)
>> perl5.16 @5.16.3_4 (active)
>> perl5.18 @5.18.4_3 (active)
>> perl5.22 @5.22.4_0 (active)
>> perl5.24 @5.24.2_0 (active)
>> with all the various default perl programs symlinked to perl5.24. If I
>> wanted to switch the default
>> perl5.x to any of my other perl versions, what is the mechanism for
>> doing so now that
>> perl_select no longer recognizes any installed perl?
> This should be handled with 'port select'
> port select --show perl5 # show which 'perl5' is currently selected
Error: The 'show' command failed: The specified group 'perl5' does not exist.
> port select --list perl5 # list which pkgs you can select for ‘perl5'
Warning: Unable to get active selected version: The specified group 'perl5' does not exist.
Error: The 'list' command failed: The specified group 'perl5' does not exist.
> sudo port select perl5 perl5.16 # use 'perl5.16' as your current ‘perl5'
Did not bother with this as the above commands failed...
> Michael Parson
> Pflugerville, TX
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