Re: perl-5.6-base should conflict with all perl packages that use alternatives
On Fri, Jan 12, 2001 at 08:53:24AM -0800, Erik Hollensbe wrote:
>A problem that I have had, and others have had, is that apt-get requires
>certain perl modules which must be loaded to handle certain things. Would
>it be too much to have these in perl-<version>-base? That way, if install
>problems do happen, and /usr/bin/perl gets overwritten with a new version,
>then apt will function properly as well.
It's not apt-get which requires perl, but rather debconf. The recent
problems experienced with perl-5.6 in unstable are well understood and
have a clean fix. There will be no perl-<version>-base.
Brendan O'Dea email@example.com
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