Subject: Re: Inclusion of perl core modules in pkgsrc
To: Roman Kulik <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/01/2005 09:56:54
On Mon, 1 Aug 2005, Roman Kulik wrote:

> Does anyone know what the criteria of adding a core Perl module to the pkgsrc 
> repository?  Because some Perl core modules are not present in pkgsrc (like 
> p5-Test-Harness), while other core Perl modules are in current packages 
> collection (for example: p5-CGI, p5-Test-Simple, p5-Module-CoreList).  One 
> possible criteria I can think of is a version of Perl that the core module 
> was first included with.  Is there something special about these core modules 
> for which packages are present in pkgsrc?

I am not sure if I understood this correctly.

I assume the perl modules in pkgsrc were added because a pkgsrc developer 
needed them (or were asked to add them).

That reminds me I need to move p5-HTML-Latex from pkgsrc-wip to pkgsrc.

  Jeremy C. Reed

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