Re: Re: Speaking about debian-perl to conferences
On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 22:40 +0200, Gabor Szabo wrote:
> Isn't there a way for Debian to somehow follow the module to its new
> numbering and hope it will stick to it?
Version numbers were discussed a week or two ago on the module-authors
list. The original (afaik) rule on CPAN was lexical ordering, starting
with 0.01 and is intrinsically incompatible with the debian system[*].
Being perl, there are now many WTDI.
In perl 5.10, there is version.pm, which provides a tool to sort version
numbers (but there were claims that CPAN::Version.pm is more reliable).
[*] It is compatible if you start at 0.10, which is what i've decided to