Question about non-standard CPAN port

Paul Schmehl pauls at utdallas.edu
Thu Jan 31 14:15:14 PST 2008


--On Thursday, January 31, 2008 16:51:21 -0500 Vivek Khera <khera at kcilink.com> 
wrote:

>
> On Jan 31, 2008, at 1:35 PM, Paul Schmehl wrote:
>
>> One other question.  Should the PORTNAME be lower case even though
>> the DISTNAME is not?  Or does it matter?
>
> Portname for perl ports is generally upper/lower case mix as the name of the
> perl module itself. I don't think it needs to be smashed to lower case.  Just
> do a pkg_info and see all the p5-* ports...
>
> I like to name them to match what DISTNAME needs to fetch the file, so I
> don't have to explicitly set DISTNAME.
>

Thank you again, Vivek.  I'll finish this up and get it submitted.

-- 
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas
http://www.utdallas.edu/ir/security/



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