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Re: Perl5 update

Am 05.06.2014 um 14:22 schrieb OBATA Akio <>:

> On Thu, 05 Jun 2014 20:46:08 +0900, Thomas Klausner 
> <> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 05, 2014 at 01:40:17PM +0200, Edgar Fuß wrote:
>>> Yes, but in another part of this thread I was told I had to care about
>>> native (e.g. non-pkgsrc) Perl. I really don't know about that. Do I have
>>> to care about native Perl or not?
>> No.
> I'm using native perl for some minor platforms (Cygwin, Haiku,...).
> Because perl is used in various packages (even for openssl), so if perl
> package is broken, many packages are not buildable.
> I ever fixed perl package for such platforms, but now broken again.
> After following changes
> native perl is usable if it satisfies whole dependencies related to perl

I'm very surprised how you deal with

devel/p5-ExtUtils-MakeMaker for system perl and a 2nd
devel/p5-ExtUtils-MakeMaker for pkgsrc perl

I rate the idea itself as dangerous.

Jens Rehsack
pkgsrc, Perl5

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