Subject: Re: minor p5- nit/complaint from a NetBSD newbie
To: None <>
From: George Michaelson <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/04/2005 10:15:42
On Tue, 03 May 2005 01:35:50 -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:

> 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.

Thanks for the clarification. Thats good to know, but it leaves the
problem of which subspace to find the p5-<thing> in. -Wouldn't it be as
easy to have a perl/ subdir and then put all the perl dependencies in one