DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-02
Re: Cannot compile Perl-5.8.6
On Fri, Feb 18, 2005 at 03:36:04AM +0000, David Rhodus wrote:
> > Is there a reason you can't use the perl port (/usr/ports/lang/perl5.8)?
> > The Configure script and a few other files don't know about us well, so
> > you have to teach them if you really have to install perl from the tarball,
> > with the patch like attached(only lightly tested).
> > Also note that FreeBSD port version passes many options to the Configure
> > script; try:
> > $ cd /usr/ports/lang/perl5.8 && make -V CONFIGURE_ARGS
> But, really... Who wants to continue to use the fbsd ports system
> since Dfly is not supported under it. I recommend switching over to
> pkgsrc, because DFly is a support platform under pkgsrc.
It doesn't mean that I'm against using pkgsrc, I'm just not used to it yet.
I mentioned (FreeBSD-)ports only because I've been believing that it's
our current defacto-standard package system, and that that's why we
have dfport override tree.