changing default perl

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Mon Nov 11 10:13:59 PST 2013

On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 12:26 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at>wrote:

> On Nov 11, 2013, at 11:19, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> > Are we reinventing bsdpan?
> I don’t know. What is bsdpan?

It's CPAN integration with BSD ports. Installing a port with a particular
naming pattern, if there is no Makefile for it, causes it to be installed
via CPAN and registered as a package. There are some limitations (last time
I used it it didn't pay any attention to module upgrades on CPAN, but it's
been a while) but on the whole it's fairly seamless.

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