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Re: p5 install location

On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 04:54:15AM -0000, Brian J. Kifiak wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm working on a new p5-based port and I'm a little bit confused.
> Should p5 modules be installed in
> /usr/local/libdata/perl5/site_perl/${ARCH}-openbsd/ or just in
> /usr/local/libdata/perl5/site_perl/?
> I'm confused because the existing p5 ports don't seem to be unified
> in this decision.  e.g. www/p5-HTML-Base and www/p5-HTML-Tagset,
> respectively.
> If the answer is to install into the ${ARCH}-formatted directory,
> then how should this be accomplished?  p5-HTML-Base's Makefile has
> an explicit do-install.  Is this the prefered method?

No, most perl ports are CPAN modules, and the Makefile.PL does the right
thing, when coerced the right way....
I hadn't looked at p5-HTML-Base, I'll see why it does things in an unusual