Subject: Re: Packages for NetBSD (Was: Why are there two 4.4BSD dev. groups)
To: Randy Terbush <>
From: Giles Lean <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/11/1995 09:01:54
On Mon, 09 Jan 1995 19:07:33 -0600  Randy Terbush wrote:

> If anyone is counting.... Add my vote for perl (4.036) for the
> simple reason of righting install scripts.

Nah.  You're already starting arguments about what version should
be shipped.

Anyway, we want the maintenance burden to be as low as possible.  The
perl-porters folk do good work making sure perl will compile on everything
already -- why do we want to do it?

Build perl into an installable package, and make that available.