Subject: pkg/30344: pkgsrc submission for p5-PDL-2.4.2
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Date: 05/26/2005 20:29:00
>Number:         30344
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       pkgsrc submission for p5-PDL-2.4.2
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu May 26 20:29:00 +0000 2005
>Originator:     Alan Post
>Release:        3.0_BETA
NetBSD 3.0_BETA NetBSD 3.0_BETA (CANDOR64) #2: Wed Apr  6 11:36:04 EDT 2005 amd64
I have created a pkgsrc package, math/p5-PDL, for PDL 2.4.2, the "Perl Data Language".  In the words of the PDL developers, "PDL turns perl in to a free, array-oriented, numerical language similar to (but, we believe, better than) such commerical packages as IDL and MatLab."

The PDL home page is

A tarball of my p5-PDL directory is at:

The package currently does not support the graphics capabilities of PDL, nor does it support the FFTW or GSL wrappers.  For the parts that it does support, however, it passes all of PDL's self-tests.