Re: Perl 5.6.0 Is Where?
Michael Alan Dorman wrote:
> However, I would only agree to this if someone steps up to organize a
> staging area so that we can make sure that *every single perl package*
> is converted *before* the new perl is released, along with a package
> of an appropriately reconfigured perl-5.005.
> Otherwise, this intentionally backwards-incompatible scheme will cause
> people tracking woody to suffer random, sometimes severe, breakage
> over an indeterminate period of time while some packages are converted
> and others aren't, depending on people's availablity to either convert
> their packages or do NMUs.
I don't see why. As bod said:
> Note that /usr/lib/perl5 should not really be included, although will be
> required transitionally for backward compatibility with current modules.
The real catch to watch out for is that any modules that use
/usr/share/perl will need to depend on perl 5.6, wince they will fail to
work with older perl packages.
see shy jo