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Re: Rebuilds for new Perl?



On Sun, 2008-01-20 at 21:50 +0200, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Sunday 20 January 2008, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> 
> > Because everything that depends on perl needs to be rebuilt,
> 
> Hmm, that sounds odd to me, could you confirm this?
> 
> I'd assume that all packages that ship files in /usr/lib*/perl5 or things 
> linked with libperl.so would require a rebuild, but that'd be about it.

perl packages have:
Requires: perl(:MODULE_COMPAT_%(eval "`%{__perl} -V:version`"; echo
$version))

(As an aside, I thought this might be autogenerated, but it isn't.)

This means that they all depend on perl(:MODULE_COMPAT_5.8.8), thus,
need to be rebuilt against perl 5.10.0.

~spot


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