Re: building new perl-versioned packages
No need to answer the post below. I am alread trying
to build a perl based package (pdl). I am having a lot of trouble building
the package (probably the fault is with the pdl, not with the
perl package.) I'll post the results.
*John Lapeyre wrote:
> If I understand correctly. I can get perl-5.005 and perl-5.005-base, and
> install with dpkg --force-conflicts. Then compile my packages (using that
> environment variable mentioned in an earler post). Then I can simply purge
> the two 5.005 packages and apt and dpkg will think my system is OK again.
> I don't think thats too much trouble, especially if having the 5.005
> packages installed doesn't break the system in the meantime, except that
> the package managers think its broken.
John Lapeyre <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org