Subject: Re: How to get pkgsrc to use native tools
To: Louis Guillaume <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/03/2004 16:54:50
On Tue, 3 Aug 2004, Louis Guillaume wrote:

> Is there a way to tell pkgsrc to use the native Perl on, say, an OS X
> system. Or perhaps the native JRE/JDK? This instead of it building it's
> own copy to satisfy dependencies.
> Perhaps there is some kind of place-holder package for these types of
> packages that will satisfy any dependencies.
> Any help would be great,

Please see:

Now for some tools and some libraries you can use native versions, but not
with perl. This is often handled by pkgsrc/mk/ and

If you have other tools or libraries you are interested in let us know
which ones. (But sorry, native perl is not covered.)

 Jeremy C. Reed

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