[Fedora-packaging] Re: Draft: Perl packages don't need -devel for .h headers

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Feb 6 19:47:01 UTC 2007

Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
>>>>>> "TC" == Tom 'spot' Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> writes:
> TC> My concern is that if we make a perl-devel here, some things that
> TC> had perl as an unstated BuildRequires will suddenly stop building
> TC> until they add perl-devel.
> If so, this needs to happen rather soon.  Can we get buy-in from Robin
> and perhaps a couple of mass-packagers like Steve Pritchard?
Imo, lobbying for buy-in is premature.  There isn't even consensus (here 
anyway) that this (perl -devel pkgs) is even a good idea worth pursuing 
(and if you ask me, it isn't).

-- Rex

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