ugly perl module install

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at
Mon Aug 9 11:20:19 PDT 2004

On Monday 09 August 2004 19:32, Michael W. Lucas wrote:
> Hi,
> Before I go state in an article that we have an ugly port, I thought
> I'd mention it to the maintainer (ports@)

Ports@ is no maintainer, it's a mailinglist.

> Surely we could, say, include a patch to net-mgmt/p5-Cflow to make the
> port check for $PREFIX/lib/libft.a rather than the ../../lib/libft.a?
> If not, I'll document the ugliness in this instance and make a cranky
> comment about how knowing how to actually build software is still
> useful these days, and these kids don't know how good they have it
> with "configure" and so on...  ;-)

A working patch/Makefile change/whatever, submitted via send-pr would be more 
useful. It seems you already have spent some time figuring the problem out, 
why not provide a fix?

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