Re: Bundles in Debian
On Thu, Oct 04, 2007 at 10:46:02AM -0500, Gunnar Wolf wrote:
> Gabor Szabo dijo [Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 09:59:50AM +0300]:
> > Bundle::Test would be a good start for anyone who wants to use Perl for testing
> > anything.
> > Bundle::CGI::Application would include not only CGI::Application but
> > many of its plugins. Then web hosting companies (ISPs) could install
> > this bundle and provide all the modules needed for good web
> > development using the CGI::Application framework.
> Hi, Gabor. And excuse me for this incredibly long delay - I do hope to
> be back on track. Back on trackish, at least.
> I've been thinking a bit on this - On one hand, it'd _very_ easy to
> generate Debian virtual packages fulfilling exactly the same role as
> CPAN bundles. In any case, I'd like to come up with a proper naming
> scheme for this - Bundles should not, IMHO, be called just like
> regular CPAN packages, as they are not providing any modules with that
> name (i.e., having libbundle-test-perl would be plainly wrong in my
> opinion, as users would expect having Bundle/Test.pm in it just for
> consistency). We could probably call them without the initial "lib"?
> For example, bundle-test-perl.
Just for clarification: With "virtual packages" you mean "meta packages"
here, right? Actual "virtual packages" wouldn't help here, AFAICT.
Frank Lichtenheld <email@example.com>