Re: Creating Debian dependencies while using CPAN?
On Mon, 24 Jul 2000, Christian Hammers wrote:
> [automatically creating package files from CPAN modules on the fly]
> On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 10:40:04AM +0200, Dominique Dumont wrote:
> > Why not use the PREREQ_PM hash that is (or supposed to be) maintained
> > in the Makefile.PL by perl module authors to tell CPAN what are the
> > modules dependancies?
> *Are* they really maintained by the upstream authors or just a
> "can be used but all are too lazy"?
Most modules declare their dependencies. Any failure to do so should be
reported to the module auther as a bug.
/ Jonas - http://jonas.liljegren.org/myself/en/index.html