Breaking perl...

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at
Mon Apr 16 16:01:50 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-04-16 at 16:56 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:

> I was quite happy to add BR: perl(ExtUtils::MakeMaker) or whatever's 
> appropriate for a given module for the packages I maintain. I'm still 
> happy to do this.
> I can understand the desire to put perl-devel in the buildroot given the 
> lateness in the development cycle of the perl packaging change but only 
> as a temporary thing for F7 and something that would be reverted for F8. 
> Having the buildreqs correct in the packages has the be "the right thing 
> to do" in the long term.

Yes, I agree with this too, I just don't want to add stress to the F-7
cycle. We can drop perl-devel from the buildroot defaults in devel, 


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