Re: Debian packages to upgrade for the new perl(s)
*Joey Hess wrote:
> Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> > If so, it is a BIG problem. I really want my packages to be installable on
> > slink (until the final release of potato) because most users will not want
> > (rightly) to upgrade to unstable. dupload, for instance, is a simple Perl
> > script, which is happy with any perl >= 5.003 and I don't want to produce a
> > package which will not be installable on slink, without a good reason.
> Why does a simple perl script need to depend on perl at all? Does it use
> things not in perl-base?
I'm not sure what constitutes 'simple'.
This is from /usr/bin/dupload :
use 5.003; # Because of the prototypes
use Getopt::Long; Not in perl-base
use Net::FTP; Not there
use English; Not there
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