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Re: perl6 + rakudo-star

On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 8:49 PM, matthew sporleder <> wrote:
> I have an update to the lang/rakudo-star package.  This is/will be the
> defacto perl6 implementation for the near future.
> I would like to make a lang/perl6 which is (basically) a meta package
> that depends on this.
> The previous rakudo (2013, parrot-based) depended on a pkgsrc build of
> nqp, but this version builds its own nqp and replace parrot with a
> command called moar.
> It installs a command named "perl6", which is a tiny shell script
> calling the compiler + runtime.
> Thought?
> Matt

I am still interested in the thoughts but my package is, in fact, broken.

There does not seem to be any DESTDIR support and these packages need
to bootstrap themselves.  It is a definite challenge.

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