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[Bug 183028] Review Request: perl-Spiffy



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Summary: Review Request: perl-Spiffy


https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=183028





------- Additional Comments From rc040203 freenet de  2006-02-27 01:39 EST -------
(In reply to comment #8)
> I will add that it looks to me as if the base Fedora Perl package does the same
> thing.  And it makes sense: a package does "use mixin 'something'", so it needs
> the package that supplies perl(mixin), 

perl(mixin)  would correspond to mixin.pm.

perl-Spiffy doesn't provide this, as can be easily demonstrated:
perl -e 'use mixin'

=> Letting the rpm "Provide: perl(mixin)" is a bug.

> So I think it's perfectly reasonable to have this package provide perl(mixin),
> because in reality it does provide perl(mixin).
Cf. above. it doesn't. It's packages using perl(Spiffy) which apply magic to
access the Spiffy::mixin method as "mixin"
=> It's those applications which have to "Requires: perl(Spiffy)" to get this
working. If rpm generates bogus "Requires: perl(mixin)" for those applications,
these have to filter them out.

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