Subject: Re: registering p5-xxx packages installed via CPAN
To: Martin J. Laubach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ron Roskens <email@example.com>
Date: 06/03/2002 08:25:20
Someone should take a look at what FreeBSD did with BSDPAN and see if we
can include it with our pkgsrc version.
From what I've seen, if you use CPAN to install a module, it will register
that module with the pkg system.
On Mon, 3 Jun 2002, Martin J. Laubach wrote:
> Date: Mon, 3 Jun 2002 10:17:12 +0000 (UTC)
> From: Martin J. Laubach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> Newsgroups: emsi.netbsd.tech.pkg
> Subject: Re: registering p5-xxx packages installed via CPAN
> | Obvious example is libnet, if you initialize the CPAN stuff, it installs
> | libnet.
> The CPAN stuff and pkgsrc are conflicting package managing systems.
> If you use pkgsrc, don't use CPAN or vice versa.
> | What is the best practice, here ? Reinstall via pkgsrc, possibly
> | overwriting a newer version, breaking a dependance in CPAN ?
> Updating or creating a pkg would be the most useful step here
> I guess :-)