Does FreeBSD have Perl 6 in core or ports?

Tom Browder tom.browder at
Sat May 19 19:03:18 UTC 2018

On Sat, May 19, 2018 at 13:05 John Levine <johnl at> wrote:

> In article <CAFMGiz-as1nebrFS7_s=
> dHRGwBOqf7JMeRTQJ9bmtK_YBK1Bxg at> you write:
> >I am just gettng my first FreeBSD server, and I am an avid Perl 6
> developer
> >and supporter.  Is there any Perl 6 in the core or ports? (have found no
> >native Perl 6 in ports.)
> Rakudo star builds and installs without trouble on FreeBSD 11.
> We're all volunteers here so if you want to make a port of it, you can
> always do so and contribute it to the ports collection.

Thanks, John, that’s what I have in mind—one way to get to know *BSD!

Best regards,


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