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



On Fri, 2007-03-09 at 15:54 -0500, Robin Norwood wrote:
> "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.

One other item:

We probably should subpackage ExtUtils-Embed too.

~spot


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