Request information from Perl port gurus
erwin at FreeBSD.org
Wed Oct 8 12:11:00 PDT 2003
On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 02:47:38PM -0400, Trevor S. Cornpropst wrote:
> 1. Is there an exemplary Perl port I could use for reference as the right way
> to do it? There seems to be several different approaches.
There's no real "reference" port, but a quick look at my ports shows
that finance/p5-Business-OnlinePayment-2CheckOut shows most things. It
even has a post-patch to fix some 5.005_03 issues to confuse a new
> 2. During my testing of the port I discovered that a pure Perl type of module
> install (perl Makefile.PL ... make ... make test ... make install) registered
> the package with the FreeBSD package database. This is really cool and makes
> life much easier. Is there a preferred method for creating Perl ports (i.e.
> the standard FreeBSD ports way or BSDPAN)?
PERL_CONFIGURE should take care of all of these concerns.
If you want, you're welcome to send your port directly to me and I'll review and
give you some hints.
Erwin Lansing (,-.`._,'( |\`-/| erwin at lansing.dk
http://droso.org `-.-' \ )-`( , o o) erwin at FreeBSD.org
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