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Re: Final decision on perl-devel?



Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 freenet de> writes:

> On Wed, 2007-03-07 at 12:20 -0500, Robin Norwood wrote:

[...]

> I noticed a further problems:
>
> On FC6 with a locally build perl*-14.1 (including my most recent
> patches) in a local repo in addition to the FC's core+extras,
>
> yum install 'perl(ExtUtils::MakeMaker)'
> fails:
>
> # rpm -q --whatprovides 'perl(ExtUtils::MakeMaker)'
> no package provides perl(ExtUtils::MakeMaker)
>
> # yum install 'perl(ExtUtils::MakeMaker)'
> ...
> Nothing to do
>
> # repoquery --whatprovides 'perl(ExtUtils::MakeMaker)'
> perl-4:5.8.8-10.i386
> perl-devel-4:5.8.8-14.1.i386
>
> # yum install perl-devel
> ...
> Installed: perl-devel.i386 4:5.8.8-14.1
>
>
> Seems to me as if yum can't properly handle this split.
>
> May-be, it can't handle resolving a property (perl(ExtUtils::MakeMaker))
> being provided by different packages perl rsp. perl-devel.

Yeah, maybe we need to tweak the dependencies here.  I'll poke around
and see if I can figure it out, and maybe ask the Yum guys for advice.

Thanks,

-RN

-- 
Robin Norwood
Red Hat, Inc.

"The Sage does nothing, yet nothing remains undone."
-Lao Tzu, Te Tao Ching


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