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Re: Sponsors.

On Wed, Aug 30, 2000 at 02:19:34AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Aug 2000, David O'Brien wrote:
> > 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.
> And what did you do when you had to rebuild perl?

I don't understand the question.

> This approach works fine as long as your bsd.p*.mk doesn't need perl.

It didn't.

-- David    (obrien@NUXI.com)

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