[Fedora-packaging] perl(strict)

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Thu Jul 4 07:00:57 UTC 2013

On Wed, 3 Jul 2013 22:30:25 -0700
"T.C. Hollingsworth" <tchollingsworth at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 8:40 PM, Christopher Meng <cickumqt at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Yeah I know.
> >
> > But when sometimes a staff from Red Hat Perl SIG asked me to do
> > that, what could I say?
> Tell them they should add it to %{perl_default_filter} then instead of
> making packagers hack around it in 2,000+ packages?
> That being said, the fix for this is just:
> %global __provides_exclude ^perl(strict)$
> It's not really worth making a fuss over.

Christopher has not posted a bug reference so we can't be sure but I
think he's being asked to add a BuildRequires: perl(strict), not a
provides/requires filter.


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