Proposed patch to perl for f8 - remove Requires on perl-devel

Robin Norwood rnorwood at
Mon Jun 4 14:44:02 UTC 2007

Jan Pazdziora <jpazdziora at> writes:

> On Sat, Jun 02, 2007 at 04:14:15PM +0100, Jose Pedro Oliveira wrote:
>> > 
>> > This patch will remove the Requires that were placed on perl-devel at
>> > the end of the f7 cycle.  It is proposed for the 'devel' branch (f8).
>> > Comments?
>> If that breaks the assumption that all perl core modules are installed
>> by default, I am against (and you already know the reasons).
> Will the net effect be that the core modules will not be installed, or 
> just the fact that they get installed via independent rpm (and thus 
> upgradable independently)?

If we manipulate comps.xml as I suggest in another post, we could
include them by default whenever perl is installed.  Otherwise they
would not be installed unless specified.


Robin Norwood
Red Hat, Inc.

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