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Date:      Mon, 27 Jun 2011 11:15:35 -0500
From:      Joe in MPLS <joe@gracenpeace.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   pkg-add - package insists on old version of Perl
Message-ID:  <4E08ACA7.5080709@gracenpeace.net>

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I am trying to install the Amanda server package. I am running FreeBSD 
8.2 with Perl 5.12.3.

The package lists Perl 5.10.1 as a dependency and since my newer version 
of Perl conlicts with the older version the install fails. pkg_add with 
"-f" just tries to force the installation of the older Perl and fails.

How do I get the package to install and use the Perl I already have? I'd 
rather not downgrade Perl.




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