Re: advice needed for packaging - Time-modules
Damyan Ivanov dijo [Sun, Aug 19, 2007 at 11:46:33PM +0300]:
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> As of version 0.70, WWW::MySpace needs Time::ParseDate. That module is
> distributed in a bundle, together with four other modules.
> Now, my doubt: how should that be packaged?
Ok, so in the end this was solved :) But still, there are many
(although not _that_ many) such bundles in the CPAN world. I think we
could follow something like:
- The package name follows the module name (so, libtime-modules-perl
in this case). I was playing with the idea of just dropping lib
(time-modules-perl) or adding 'bundle'
(time-modules-perl-bundle)... But I don't think it adds much clarity
- Make sure it does include the list of independent included modules
in its long description, so apt-cache can grok it
Now... where to draw the line on including lists of modules? (most
modules include tens of sub-modules) Is there a real distinction
between CPAN's modules and bundles? If so, that's the answer :)
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