time for perl 5.10.x in devel?

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Thu Dec 6 10:12:18 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-12-06 at 15:23 +0530, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-12-05 at 15:32 -0500, Robin Norwood wrote:

> >   - shall we just do these as subpackages?  Are there any that would be
> >     more appropriate leaving in the main perl package?  I assume we'll
> >     want to keep the perl-core convention Requiring the new subpackages.
> This seems reasonable to me, but I know that the subpackages are
> controversial for some people.
I think, we should use the upgrade to perl-5.10.x as an opportunity to
systematically split out all "dual life" perl dists.

> > o Some of the packages that we split into subpackages for 5.8.8 didn't
> > change version in 5.10.0:
> > perl-CPAN-1.76
> This is baffling. Upstream CPAN is at 1.9205, I thought for sure this
> would get updated in 5.10.0. :P
One reason more to split out "dual life" perl dists ;)


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