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Re: Splitting out CPAN, Test::Simple, Test::Harness, ExtUtils::MakeMaker



"Tom 'spot' Callaway" <tcallawa redhat com> writes:

> On Fri, 2007-03-09 at 11:28 -0500, Robin Norwood wrote:
>
>> Looks pretty good to me at first glace - I'm not totally convinced we
>> want to do this right now though...I'd like to get some more discussion
>> on the list first.
>> 
>> We'll probably want to re-enable 'make test' at some point, too. ;-)
>> 
>> Since this isn't quite done yet, how about:
>> 
>> o I build a perl with all the changes except this one, including a
>> 'Requires: perl-devel' for the main perl package.
>> o We let people chime in on your changes over the weekend.
>> o If people like these changes, we'll get them into rawhide next week.
>
> It seems reasonable to me. There are some minor cosmetic changes I'd
> like to make (perl_version as opposed to perl_vers, use perl_version
> everywhere, macroize the other versions so they're easily fixable with
> new perl releases).
>
> I was initially concerned about circular deps (perl-devel will require
> all of these new subpackages), but perl won't need them as
> BuildRequires, so it should be ok.

Ok - I've got a -15 run through the build system.  It seems to work for
me.

Thanks,

-RN

-- 
Robin Norwood
Red Hat, Inc.

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


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