Subject: Re: confusing package name p5-Net-SSH
To: None <>
From: Stoned Elipot <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 03/17/2007 21:08:17
I was not aware of the Net::SSH package so I guess you're right
about the renaming.

Cheers, Stoned.

On Sat, Mar 17, 2007 at 02:56:06PM +0100, Klaus Heinz wrote:
> Hi,
> security/p5-Net-SSH is not a package of the Perl module Net::SSH but
> Net::SSH::Perl. On the other hand, there _is_ a module Net::SSH on CPAN.
> The latter is a very thin wrapper around the ssh command (no other
> requirements) while Net::SSH::Perl is a Perl implentation of the SSH1
> and SSH2 protocols and requires a plethora of packages.
> I propose to rename p5-Net-SSH to p5-Net-SSH-Perl. At the moment pkgsrc
> contains 1.29 (the initial import) while 1.30 is on CPAN, so we could
> update and rename at the same time and would not lose much CVS history.
> ciao
>      Klaus