Damyan Ivanov wrote: > [...] > http://search.cpan.org/~muir/Time-modules-2006.0814/ > > Now, my doubt: how should that be packaged? > > My first approach was a libtime-modules-perl source + a binary package > containing all five modules with Description: that notes all of them to > help users of "apt-cache search" find them. > > I have a slight problem with the package name, though. It implies that > it contains Time::Modules, which is not true. It's generally accepted that Perl library package names within Debian reflect the Perl/CPAN "distribution" name rather than the "module" name. See source packages libmailtools-perl and mime-tools as examples. > AzaTht proposed splitting each module in its own binary package. This > looks OK package-name-wise, but means that we actually ship single file > in each package plus all the debian packaging overhead. Looks > suboptimal for the archive. I wouldn't split them. I'd just follow up on your initial approach.
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