Re: perl in Build-Depends-Indep
On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 08:22:49AM +0200, gregor herrmann wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Sep 2008 00:57:42 +0200, Frank Lichtenheld wrote:
> > So perl should probably be moved to Build-Depends in these cases.
> > Or am I missing something?
> Maybe that perl-base is "Essential: yes"? I don't know the history
> but if the perl interpreter from perl-base is enough for "make clean"
> it should be ok that way.
Nah, I actually thought about that, too, but as you can see in the
command I qouted (i.e. perl "-MExtUtils::Manifest=fullcheck" -e fullcheck)
it uses ExtUtils::Manifest, which is not in perl-base.
OTOH perl is indirectly build-essential via dpkg-dev, so it doesn't
really matter, I'm just wondering whether anyone ever actually thought
Frank Lichtenheld <email@example.com>