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

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Tue Feb 6 21:21:46 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-02-06 at 21:54 +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 01:35:51PM -0600, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> > Well, I'm trying to review the core perl package, and part of that has
> > been a near total spec rewrite. I need to know whether I should add a
> > perl-devel or not. 
> If there is a mass rebuild (e.g. by Matt's buildsystem) before test2
> it could be used to check whether that split really harms
> anything. But I think perhaps that's us being to pedantic in this
> case, and we could revisit it after F7.

OK, being pedantic:

- I can't make perl pass review unless I make a perl-devel
- Perl needs an exception in the guidelines so it can pass review.

Which one would people prefer for FC-7? At this point, I'm rather
indifferent. :)


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