perl package split - if you maintain a perl-* module, read this message.
rnorwood at redhat.com
Tue Apr 17 18:46:16 UTC 2007
Jesse Keating <jkeating at redhat.com> writes:
> On Tuesday 17 April 2007 14:29:56 Robin Norwood wrote:
>> I'd rather not go out with the current situation of perl Require-ing
>> perl-devel - just too much of a hack. I admit I should've gotten this
>> straightened out earlier, but since it's a packaging change, likely to
>> affect a small group of package builders, I think the impact will be low
>> enough to bear the risk of going ahead with this.
> But is it any different than Perl releases of past?
As far as bits-on-the-disk, not really - they are just now in two
packages that Require each other. The next set of changes splits things
out further so that 'devel'-related perl bits don't have to be on a
system unless you want them to be, which will be an actual improvement.
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