What have I forgotten about specifying which Perl should be /opt/local/bin/perl?

Gabriel Rosenkoetter gr at eclipsed.net
Sat Jan 22 07:15:27 UTC 2022

On 2022-01-22 01:28 EST, Kastus Shchuka wrote:
> Please note a clash of terms as there is port action "installed" and port pseudo-portname "installed". That is why "port installed" is a valid syntax ("installed" is an action here), while "port active" is not. You have to use action "echo" with "active", like "port echo active".
> $ port active and perl5
> Error: Unrecognized action "port active"
> $ port echo active and perl5
> perl5                          @5.28.3_0+perl5_30
> $ man port
> $ port echo installed and perl5
> perl5                          @5.26.1_0+perl5_28
> perl5                          @5.28.3_0+perl5_28
> perl5                          @5.28.3_0+perl5_30

You see how this is at best confusing and at worst user-antagonistic, right?

Gabriel Rosenkoetter (he/him)
gr at eclipsed.net
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