perl and ports

Gert Cuykens gert.cuykens at
Tue Jan 25 15:54:42 PST 2005

> > For me freebsd is build as a base that
> > can handle everything designed for it. If application need something
> > to help it build, it should belong to the base and not to a external
> > perl tool.
> >
> Then it wouldn't hurt for you to know that perl *is* part of the base of
> FreeBSD.  There is *also* a port for it, but it is not necessary to install
> the port.  (I believe this changes in the 5.x series, but I'm not positive
> about that.)

If it is part of the base meaning when its located in the /usr/src/
then i am happy :)

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