How to upgrade your FreeBSD Perl to 5.8.x from 5.x.x

I found this on the FreeBSD mailing lists. Awfully helpful. i) Install the perl5.8 port: > portupgrade lang/perl5.8 ii) Set the new version of perl to be the default. > use.perl port iii) Re-install any 3rd party modules > find /usr/local/lib/perl5/{site_perl/5.005,5.00503} -type f -print0 | \ xargs -0 -n 1 pkg_which | sort -u > […]