[Bug 165907] perl: specfile cleanup and update to 5.8.7

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Thu Aug 18 17:27:25 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-08-18 at 13:16 -0400, bugzilla at redhat.com wrote:
> ------- Additional Comments From altblue at n0i.net  2005-08-18 13:16 EST -------
> > Second patch - core modules
> JPO, if you are at this, please add versions to all those Obsoletes packages,
> something like:
> Obsoletes: perl-Time-HiRes <= 1.65
> This way, in a future ideal world maybe we could be able to build our own
> perl-CGI, perl-CPAN, etc updated packages without having to cope with the "main"
> perl package.

Is there an "approved" way of packaging later versions of specific
modules that are bundled with the perl rpm? This is sometimes needed to
satisfy dependencies, particularly for legacy distros.

Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org>

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