Subject: Re: minor p5- nit/complaint from a NetBSD newbie
To: George Michaelson <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/03/2005 01:35:50
On Tue, 3 May 2005, George Michaelson wrote:

> I got a co-worker to test some code deployment on NetBSD from linux. So
> far, he thinks pkgsrc is way cool, with the exception of the p5- tagged
> stuff.
> Its proving hard for him to recognize the name mappings to specific
> packages.

Except for a couple oddballs (like p5-libwww, which *is* named correctly by
the Perl distro tarball name, but not by the Perl programmatic module name),
the mapping is very simple:  p5-Foo-Bar-Baz is Foo::Bar::Baz.

-- Todd Vierling <> <> <>