Subject: Perl in NetBSD base package (Was: Re: Packages for NetBSD)
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christoph Badura <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/13/1995 00:02:00
Ronald Khoo writes:
>Folks, like it or not, we have to recognise that perl has a special
>status.  So many independent packages now depend upon perl that you've
>got to consider it special anyway, and it's especially suitable for
>doing the kind of things that you want to do at install time that
>that's when you want it to be there.

It seems to me that perl4 comes standard with 4.4BSD.  At least the
man-pages are in the 4.4BSD manuals.  I can't check the CD right now.
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