Subject: perl module in PERL5_ARCHLIB instead of PERL5_SITEARCH
To: None <>
From: Klaus Heinz <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/13/2002 18:17:07

while upgrading time/p5-Time-HiRes, I noticed the module will be
installed into the PERL5_ARCHLIB directory  instead of PERL5_SITEARCH.
This is probably caused by the fact, that perl 5.8 includes Time::HiRes.

If I change PERL5_SITEARCH to PERL5_ARCHLIB in the pkgsrc Makefile, the
package p5-Time-HiRes will overwrite the files delivered with perl 5.8.

So, I think it best to patch the appropriate files in order to install
the module in PERL5_SITEARCH as usual. This way, the module will not
overwrite the private files of perl5.8 but rather override them, via

Is this the right thing(c) to do?