CGI.pm not in libcgi-perl anymore? (was: Re: libcgi-perl?)
Please ignore everything I've said in this whole discussion. I was
arguing without checking things, and I was way wrong.
While I would have sworn that at one time libcgi-perl included CGI.pm,
it certainly doesn't now.
This suggests that we either need a package that includes it---and I
would argue with Manoj that that would have to be libcgi-perl, since
there are already packages out there that (I suspect) mistakenly have
dependencies on it---or our heroic perl maintainers need to take the
tiger by the tail and update the perl sources with the new version.
Chip: I haven't been following p5p closely the last few months---any
particular reason CGI.pm hasn't been updated that you know of?
Piotr Roszatycki <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> BBB> I don't understand what eliminating CGI.pm from perl-5.00X buys us.
> > People who don't want to specify libcgi-perl can use a dependency
> > like:
> > Depends: perl-5.005 | libcgi-perl (>= 2.76)
> Hmm, I was confused by libcgi-perl package name.
> Of course:
> CGI-modules.tar.gz -> libcgi-perl.deb
> CGI.pm.tar.gz -> perl-5.005.deb
> But never mind.
> I have problem with CGI.pm module.
> My package requires correct version of _CGI.pm_ (>= 2.49)
> Which depends should I use?
> Actually perl-5.005 contains CGI.pm v2.46.
> Should I prepare libcgi-pm-perl package with new CGI.pm file? Or
> put new CGI.pm to my libapache-asp-perl (it will overwrite file from
> Piotr "Dexter" Roszatycki