Subject: Re: Inclusion of perl core modules in pkgsrc
To: Johnny Lam <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/03/2005 19:52:57
On Wed, 3 Aug 2005, Johnny Lam wrote:

> We don't have a way (yet) to express needing p5-CGI>=3.0 and not pulling in
> the pkgsrc module if the one in the core library satisfies that dependency,
> other than the rather verbose:
>     DEPENDS+=    {p5-CGI>=3.0,perl>=5.8.5}:../../www/p5-CGI
> This is annoying only because you need to track down which version of perl
> first had that module version included in the core, in order to hardcode it
> into the dependency.

Perhaps a stub (or similar goop in the appropriate
can do this sort of thing for us?

-- Todd Vierling <> <> <>