p5 -* ports
kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Nov 23 09:44:30 PST 2004
On Tue, Nov 23, 2004 at 11:52:15AM +0100, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 08:58:28AM +0000, Josh Paetzel wrote:
> > > Just throwing this out for input:
> > >
> > > Would it be useful to make a /usr/ports/perl directory and then put
> > > all of the p5-* ports into it for easy browsing?
> > Not really - it's more useful to know that they're modules for
> > networking, or for security, etc. than it is to know that they're perl
> > modules (that's obvious from the name). If you really want an
> > enormous list of all perl5 modules in the ports tree, you can browse
> > the perl5 virtual category using www.freebsd.org/ports.
> I'd say that the advantage is more that they'd disappear from the common
> categories, then that one could browse them easier ;-)
> Half an year back there was some talk about a deeper nested hierarchy, is
> something like that still planned?
> (e.g. building a hierachy lang/perl/network etc etc)
It remains on the wish list, but no-one's actively working on it, afaik.
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