perl --version is not at perl5.36 but at perl5.34 yet both are listed as active

Pieter van Oostrum pieter-l at
Tue Aug 15 14:31:33 UTC 2023

Kenneth Wolcott <kennethwolcott at> writes:

> Hi;
>   I'm confused about what Perl I have installed vi MacPorts and what
> is active and what I can use.
> I apparently don't understand enough about how to use "port select"
> even after several readings.
> On a slightly off-topic question, I'm still trying to replace all
> "universal" ports with aarch64 ports (native) and when I install
> and/or upgrade, I always specify "-s".  I've only had one problem (so
> far) with this.
> Thanks,
> Ken Wolcott

After sudo port install perl5 +perl5_36
I get:
~ $ perl --version

This is perl 5, version 36, subversion 1 (v5.36.1) built for darwin-thread-multi-2level
Pieter van Oostrum <pieter at>
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