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Re: [Bug 230608] missing config.h in latest -14

On Fri, 2007-03-02 at 13:05 +0000, Paul Howarth wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius wrote:

> >> ------- Additional Comments From rnorwood redhat com  2007-03-01 14:38 EST -------
> >> Balint,
> >>
> >> Yes, this is related to our splitting out perl-devel in -14 - 'yum install
> >> perl-devel' should fix the problem.  See bug #226276
> > 
> > AFAIS, this change seems to break building of any perl-module.
> > 
> > => All perl modules' spec files from now on would require to change all
> > perl-modules to "BuildRequire: perl-devel" - 
> > Are you seriously wanting this?
> > 
> > As this thing doesn't seem to be baked yet[1], and as I don't want to
> > see FE-6 and FE-5 being locked out from updates, for now, I will ignore
> > this issue on rawhide, i.e. you will likely see broken EVRs between
> > rawhide and older FE, on my perl-modules, soon.
> The same issue will affect the grepmail update I'm just about to do as 
> well. I'm not adding the perl=devel buildreq just yet until a firm 
> decision on whether all modules have to BR: perl=devel is made.
> > [1] Why is such a massive change being introduced such kind of late in a
> > release cycle? IMO, it's way to late, and should be postponed to F8 once
> > things have been sorted out.
> It's clearly come about as a result of the perl spec cleanup during the 
> merge review, but I think splitting out perl-devel at this point is a 
> bit late given the number of packages that will need changing (unless as 
> Ralf suggests, the hack of adding perl-devel to the FC7 buildroot is made).

I don't see any fault in adding perl-devel to the FC7 buildroot, with
the caveat that it will not be there in FC8+. Thoughts?


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