Breaking perl...

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at
Mon Apr 16 20:18:40 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-04-16 at 13:01 -0700, Chris Weyl wrote:
> 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?

Well, not BR perl-devel, but BR the perl components your package
actually need. 


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