Subject: Re: Pending perl changes
To: Johnny C. Lam <jlam@NetBSD.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 07/15/2005 23:28:33
On Sat, 16 Jul 2005, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> This avoids man page conflicts between standard Perl library modules,
> 3rd-party modules, and other packages. There is a script not present in
> the diff I sent that manages symlinks into /usr/pkg/bin and /usr/pkg/man
> for installed Perl modules so that they may be used without any changes
> to your PATH, MANPATH, etc.
There should be NO special handling required to get *applications* into
$PREFIX/bin, even if they use MakeMaker. If that is not the default
behavior, the changes are broken.
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>