Subject: Re: perl modules path
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/03/2000 18:42:59
On Thu, 3 Aug 2000, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Comments ?

I'm all for it!

Can you please add __PERL5_MAN3DIR etc. to MAKEFLAGS (see and for several examples), so that the != assign doesn't run perl
on each run again.

Have you started to convert any perl pkgs for that new scheme?
I asked because I was at that point too (some time ago), but didn't manage
to find out which file (from Makefile.PL) gets installed into which (perl

I guess this needs a bit of documentation (please update
Packages.txt as well!): 

``If your package installs to any of the following dir, please use the
given varname instead:

For perl 5.6.0:
  man/man3:					${PERL5_MAN3DIR}
  lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.0/sparc-netbsd:	${PERL5_SITEARCH}
  lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.0:			${PERL5_SITELIB}
  lib/perl5/5.6.0/sparc-netbsd:			${PERL5_ARCHLIB}

For perl (old, i forgot :):

 - Hubert

NetBSD - because Unix isn't just #include <linux.h>, i386, ILP32, ELF, ...!