change perl5 from perl5.24 to perl5.26?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Oct 31 20:22:37 UTC 2017

On Oct 31, 2017, at 10:42, Murray Eisenberg wrote:

> How do I change perl5 so as to use perl5.26 rather than perl5.24?
> I find:
>     [me]$ sudo port installed |grep perl5
>     ...
>     perl5 @5.24.2_0+perl5_24 (active)
>     perl5.24 @5.24.2_0 (active)
>     perl5.26 @5.26.0_2 (active)
> I tried:
>    [me]$ sudo port install perl5 -perl5.24 +perl5.26

Not possible because perl5 does not have a perl5.26 variant yet.

$ port variants perl5
perl5 has the variants:
[+]perl5_24: Use MacPorts perl5.24

I don't know if that's because nobody got around to it yet or if there's some problem with it.

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