Subject: Re: Inclusion of perl core modules in pkgsrc
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Berndt Josef Wulf <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/02/2005 07:38:43
On Tue, 2 Aug 2005 02:26 am, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> 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.

BTW: p5-Test-Harness IS in pkgsrc - "./pkgsrc/devel/p5-Test-Harness"

cheerio Berndt