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



On Sat, 2007-03-03 at 06:20 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-03-02 at 11:28 -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Friday 02 March 2007 11:17:24 Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> > > 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?
> > 
> > I'd rather not change things multiple times.
> Well, exactly the reason why I would like to see perl-devel in FC7's
> buildroot. It avoids forcing packagers to change their packages NOW.
> 
> Remember: Adding perl-devel to the buildroot affects one person (you).
> Not adding it and affects 100s of packages and dozens of packagers.
> 
> > Why does Ralf think it hasn't been baked yet?  I'm missing that context.
> 
> This change causes most (all?) perl modules and applications using perl
> (comprising noarch packages) to depend on perl's config.h at build time.
> 
> The primary question to clarify would be:
> 
> What is the cause, why (esp. noarch) perl-modules now require a c-header
> (perl's config.h) and (thereby gcc) to build? [1]

Well, fwiw, they seem to have required this before, the -devel split
just made it more apparent. When I rewrote the perl spec, I didn't make
any code changes, just spec file cleanups.

~spot


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