Duplicate provides for provides for perl(DynaLoader)

Iain Arnell iarnell at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 16:39:43 UTC 2011

On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 6:32 PM, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7 September 2011 16:31, Jesse Keating <jkeating at j2solutions.net> wrote:
>> It is intentional that both the base perl package and the split off package provide the same things, they are expecting n-v-r ordering to sort it out.
> Sure, but I couldn't see why something that is involved with creating
> makefiles would provide a common C-loader-into-perl interface.
> DynaLoader - Dynamically load C libraries into Perl code
> ExtUtils::MakeMaker - Create a module Makefile
> Either way, it's probably a bug in my code that it's issuing the
> warning, and I'll see what I can do to reproduce it in a test case.
> Thanks.

There's definitely an error in the perl-ExtUtils-MakeMaker
sub-package, though; it shouldn't be providing perl(DynaLoader). File
a bug against perl so we don't forget about it.


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