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Re: Sponsors.

On Tue, Aug 29, 2000 at 09:38:38AM -0500, Todd T. Fries wrote:
> > A biggie that comes to my mind is 'perl'. NetBSD doesn't have it in-tree.
> Hmm, several scripts in our ports tree rely on this fact.  Although they
> are not required to build a package that I can tell..

Many FreeBSD used to depend on ports/lang/perl5 for quite some time as we
only had perl4 in the base tree.  So you just add a dependancy on perl,
and things Just Work.  In reality in FreeBSD, we added "USE_PERL=yes" and
"USE_PERL5=yes" to those ports and bsd.port.mk knew if the needed
version of perl was in the base system or not.  If not, then dependancies
were added.

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