Multi-owned perl directories in perl package in F-13

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Sat Jul 3 13:30:44 UTC 2010


On 07/03/2010 10:16 AM, Iain Arnell wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 10:06 AM, Remi Collet<Fedora at famillecollet.com>  wrote:
>> Le 03/07/2010 10:02, Iain Arnell a écrit :
>>
>>>> How this should be handled nicely ?
>>>
>>> Exactly as it is at the minute - continue allow perl modules to share
>>> directory ownership.
>>>
>>> I think the "Multiple packages own files in a common directory but
>>> none of them needs to require the others."[1] rule would cover it. In
>>> general, module A::B::C doesn't necessarily require A::B (or even A).
>>
>> Of course, I was asking in the case A::B::C requires A::B
>>
>> In the case of the package I'm working on the review:
>>   perl-Test-Script-Run requires perl-Test-Exception
>>   which own /usr/share/perl5/Test dir.
>
> Well the perl rpm itself owns /usr/share/perl5/Test, so then no
> perl-Test-* module should own it.
Even in this case, all perl-modules installing something below */Test 
should own */Test, because "Test" modules (even those now in perl) may 
move between modules in future.

Ralf


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