To: Jonathan Perkin <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/25/2003 20:17:53
On Tue, 25 Mar 2003, Jonathan Perkin wrote:

: > Perl doesn't use config.sub (or autoconf).  Try again.  <g>
: My point was that they should all follow a defined standard, whether or
: not they use config.sub.

Actually, Perl and config.sub are both categories all their own and we
shouldn't try shoehorning one into the other.  They have some ... history
... with their platform naming conventions.

One-off packages which follow neither convention could be unified together
by pkgsrc, though.

-- Todd Vierling <>