Subject: Re: Updating perl package to 5.00502
To: Martin J. Laubach <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/13/1999 16:45:06
On Sat, 13 Mar 1999, Martin J. Laubach wrote:

>   I started on updating our perl package to perl 5.00502, and
> sorted all patching and installing problems out, but now I am
> stuck with some minor PLIST issues -- it installs fine, but
> doesn't cleanly deinstall.

On that subject, I recently discovered perl's own "package" system,
`perl -MCPAN -e shell'. By default, it installs all modules into
subdirs of /usr/pkg/lib/perl5, none of which will cleanly deinstall.
Can anyone suggest a better way to handle this?