Another (but smaller) mass update to perl5 ports

Joshua Root jmr at
Sun Mar 6 21:58:17 PST 2011

On 2011-3-7 16:18 , Larry Gilbert wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 11:14 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
>> Sounds ok to me. Thanks for finding this problem and taking the initiative to fix it. :)
> Another project manager seems to have taken exception to those
> changes, which I've already committed. So now I'm confused. I believed
> I was doing the right thing by making these perl5 ports consistent
> with the others and with the guidelines in the MacPorts Guide ("never
> use depends_lib in ports belonging to a PortGroup or it will overwrite
> the default library dependencies").

I didn't take exception, I just said some of them were unnecessary. If
you need the dependencies set by the portgroup, overwriting them is bad.
If you don't, it's not a problem.

- Josh

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