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Re: new perl package needs newer versions of dependancies.



Hello...

On Mon, 2009-09-21 at 14:34 -0700, Christopher wrote:
> Hello...
> 
>   I am trying to add a new perl Yahoo-Marketing module package to
> fedora/epel, https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=524698. One of
> the dependencies is for perl-Test-Class.  The current fedora package
> requires newer versions of several existing modules.
> 
> from koji scratch build:
> https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/getfile?taskID=1693325&name=build.log
> 
> 
> + /usr/bin/perl Build.PL installdirs=vendor
>  - ERROR: Test::More (0.62) is installed, but we need version >= 0.78
>  - ERROR: perl (5.008008) is installed, but we need version >= 5.6001
>  - ERROR: Test::Builder (0.32) is installed, but we need version >= 0.78
>  - ERROR: Test::Simple (0.62) is installed, but we need version >= 0.78
> ERRORS/WARNINGS FOUND IN PREREQUISITES.  You may wish to install the versions
> of the modules indicated above before proceeding with this installation
> Checking whether your kit is complete...
> Looks good
> Checking prerequisites...
> Creating new 'Build' script for 'Test-Class' version '0.31'
> 
> 
> What is the general consensus on updating EPEL perl modules as
> requirements for other perl modules?  Yes?  maybe?  never?  maintainers
> choice?

When I looked closer, the Test:: modules needed are newer versions of
the core perl package.

I built a newer version of perl-Test-Simple-0.94 here:
https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=1696081


So, what is the consensus on updating core perl modules?




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