Subject: Re: trouble packaging perl module File-Tail
To: Brad Volz <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/27/2003 20:52:28
On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 11:51:44AM -0700, Brad Volz wrote:
> That did it, thanks.  Once I removed the entries from the PLIST file the
> package removed cleanly.

Good :)

> So I guess that my problem was that I had both??  This would seem to
> explain the errors about not being able to find the file on the filesystem
> if defining PERL5_PACKLIST ( the preferred case here ) and providing a
> full PLIST do the same thing.

Yes, exactly.
This way the files are twice in the PLIST (PERL5_PACKLIST is appended to
the files in the PLIST file); the first remove succeeds, the second doesn't
find the file it should remove.