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FreeBSD Upgrade Perl 5.8.x to 5.10.x

How do I upgrade Perl version under FreeBSD operating system?
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FreeBSD Update All Installed Ports / Applications

It is recommended that to keep FreeBSD systems up to date with the latest application security patches installed via ports collection. The yum command line tool is used to install and update software packages under CentOS / RHEL / Fedora Linux. However, I've tons of apps installed under FreeBSD. How do I upgrade all packages under FreeBSD?
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I'm using portmaster to manage my ports without external databases. However, when I run the try to run pkg_version -l '< ', I'm getting the following error:

pkg_version: corrupted record (pkgdep line without argument), ignoring

How do I fix this problem?
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Upgrade FreeBSD 7.x to 7.2 Stable Release

I tried a binary upgrade method, but it failed due to custom kernel installed on my FreeBSD 7.1_p5 64 bit AMD systems. How do I upgrade my FreeBSD server using source code method?
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FreeBSD: Upgrade PHP4 To PHP5

How do I update PHP4 to PHP5 under FreeBSD operating systems?
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