Suggestion for distinction of XS Perl ports
parv at pair.com
Fri Feb 6 10:38:48 PST 2004
in message <20040206173646.GA98792 at prophecy.dyndns.org>, wrote
Christopher Nehren thusly...
> While trying out a threaded Apache (and thus a threaded Perl),
> I read that I had to reinstall all of my XS modules. So, off to
> "portupgrade -f 'p5-*'" [...] But that's hitting a lot of modules
> that don't use XS. Would it be unfeasible to demarcate XS modules
> by package name, like p5-DBI-XS?
A module is a module is a module.
If we will be having XS modules marked as stated above, i want to
have module ports marked which are already installed w/ a, 'a' as in
any, perl version.
> Then I can do "portupgrade -f 'p5-*XS*'" and just get the XS
> modules. I'm not fully knowledgeable about how the ports tree
> works with something like this
A port's files must have something that can identify it is a XS
port; something in pkg-descr, reference to compiler in Makefile,
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