Macports and CPAN

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Sep 15 16:48:41 PDT 2009

On Sep 15, 2009, at 10:51, Chris Janton wrote:

> I made a local repository and used
> to create the PERL portfiles that i needed. Fixed a few dependencies  
> and voila, I have p5-astro-satpass happily installed in my local  
> Ports directory. No conflicts with anything. Don't need to mess with  
> Apple supplied PERL. Back to using "#!/usr/bin/env perl"
> Note that I did have to install a number of p5-modules to get  
> cpan2port/cpan to behave nicely with no error messages.
> What I find most happily is that I don't have to do any cpan-like  
> activity from an admin account. The whole set of local ports belongs  
> to a non-admin user. More comfortable for me.

Great! If you haven't already, perhaps you could file tickets with  
your new ports and we can commit them for you.

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