Okay the perl modules are packaged.
gtk-perl WAS a freakn' bugger. The solution was simple, but the discovery was not. So you didn't do anything wrong
You'll need to install:
I was working on XML-Parser for a while, then I discovered I packaged that a loooooong time ago
Just make sure testing is enabled and update your sources and you should find them.
I hope like heck that helps you.
Oh yeah... the announcement. http://www.vectorlinux.com/forum2/index.php?topic=5445.msg37338#msg37338