Remove Perl from minimal build root

Chris Adams linux at
Thu Oct 30 14:04:06 UTC 2014

Once upon a time, Vít Ondruch <vondruch at> said:
> I am pretty sure, that this was already discussed many times, but I
> proposed to drop the seemingly last dependency of RPM on Perl in this
> [1] ticket and hence Perl from minimal buildroot (unless it will be
> pulled in by some other packages). The RPM maintainers as well as Perl
> maintainers seems to be in favor of this change.

One other thing to check for is spec files that use perl (maybe when the
resulting package does not).  I know I've written spec files that use
perl to fix things and what not.
Chris Adams <linux at>

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