Breaking perl...

Chris Weyl cweyl at
Mon Apr 16 20:01:27 UTC 2007

On 4/16/07, Robin Norwood <rnorwood at> wrote:
> Ok, that seems to be the consensus.  We'll roll the split into F7, add
> the needed packages to the buildroots, and get the perl-* spec files
> fixed for F8.  I'll get an email together to fedora devel list
> explaining the changes and asking for feedback.  We should also update
> the perl packaging guidelines wiki page(s).  Spot, I think you own those
> - do you want to make the change (perl packages should now BR perl-devel
> + co), or shall I?

Wait -- I thought needing to BR perl-devel explicitly was something we
were trying to avoid (for portability, among other reasons).  Have we
moved away from that?


Chris Weyl
Ex astris, scientia

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