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Re: perl INSTALLDIRS=vendor (help and outdated perl modules)


Ville Skyttä <ville skytta iki fi> writes:
On Tue, 2005-01-04 at 01:01 +1100, Alan Milligan wrote:
In my experience, a lot of bug reports containing the magic string
"perl" in bugzilla.redhat.com or here do not tend to draw much
attention.  Hopefully there will be something that the community can do
about it in future FC.

That's my fault. I don't get much time to spend on perl as I would like. Now that CVS is exposed, though, I'm hoping I get more help from the community :)

Count me in!

There are a TON of perl bugs at this point.  Many are no longer valid,
but many are.  I need to triage them all, but that would likely take
more time than fixing most of the ones worth fixing, I suspect.

Here goes a list of outdated perl modules in Rawhide. A good place to start is the perl Time::HiRes core module and the standalone one (more information below). I can also help reviewing some of the bugzilla perl entries, in particular the ones I created.

Outdated perl modules

Rawhide                                  CPAN

mod_perl-1.99_17-2.src.rpm               mod_perl-2.0.0-RC3.tar.gz
                                         (version 1.999020)
perl-Archive-Tar-1.08-3.src.rpm          Archive-Tar-1.23.tar.gz
perl-Bit-Vector-6.3-3.src.rpm            Bit-Vector-6.4.tar.gz
perl-BSD-Resource-1.23-6.src.rpm         BSD-Resource-1.24.tar.gz
perl-Date-Calc-5.3-10.src.rpm            Date-Calc-5.4.tar.gz
perl-DBD-Pg-1.31-6.src.rpm               DBD-Pg-1.32.tar.gz
perl-DBI-1.40-5.src.rpm                  DBI-1.46.tar.gz
perl-Digest-SHA1-2.07-5.src.rpm          Digest-SHA1-2.10.tar.gz
perl-File-MMagic-1.21-2.src.rpm          File-MMagic-1.22.tar.gz
perl-Frontier-RPC-0.06-38.src.rpm        Frontier-RPC-0.07b4.tar.gz
perl-HTML-Parser-3.35-7.src.rpm          HTML-Parser-3.45.tar.gz
perl-HTML-Tagset-3.03-30.src.rpm         HTML-Tagset-3.04.tar.gz
perl-LDAP-0.31-5.src.rpm                 perl-ldap-0.3202.tar.gz
perl-libwww-perl-5.79-6.src.rpm          libwww-perl-5.803.tar.gz
perl-libxml-perl-0.07-30.src.rpm         libxml-perl-0.08.tar.gz
perl-TermReadKey-2.20-17.src.rpm         TermReadKey-2.21.tar.gz
perl-Text-Kakasi-1.05-12.src.rpm         Text-Kakasi-2.04.tar.gz
perl-Time-HiRes-1.55-3.src.rpm           Time-HiRes-1.66.tar.gz
perl-URI-1.30-4.src.rpm                  URI-1.35.tar.gz
perl-XML-Twig-3.13-6.src.rpm             XML-Twig-3.15.tar.gz

Note: The core module Time::HiRes in perl 5.8.[456] is more recent than the one packaged as a standalone module (perl-Time-HiRes 1.55).

         perl       Time::HiRes
        5.008003       1.52
        5.008004       1.59
        5.008005       1.59
        5.008006       1.65

	Bugzilla (perl component)

	Bugzilla (perl-Time-HiRes)

Note2: Archive::Tar now requires IO::Zlib which is already
       available in Fedora.us/extras repositories

	Bugzilla (perl-Archive-Tar component)

Perl SRPMS that include .tar.bz2 files ---------------------------------------------------------------------- QA packagers can't validate these tarballs (CPAN only has .tar.gz files and some .zip files):

    WARN: perl-libxml-perl-0.07-30.src.rpm has a BZ2 source file!
    WARN: perl-XML-Encoding-1.01-26.src.rpm has a BZ2 source file!
    WARN: perl-XML-Grove-0.46alpha-27.src.rpm has a BZ2 source file!

Best regards, jpo -- José Pedro Oliveira * mailto: jpo di uminho pt * http://gsd.di.uminho.pt/~jpo * * gpg fingerprint = F9B6 8D87 859D 1C94 48F0 84C0 9749 9EB5 91BD 851B *

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