Re: Dual-Life Modules
On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 9:52 AM, Jonathan Yu<email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi all:
> What exactly is the status of dual-life modules?
> I got a message via IRC from one of the upstream maintainers of DBIx::Class:
> 02:49:36 <ribasushi> 08109 of dbic will need Test::More/Test::Simple
> 0.92 and File::Temp 0.22
> 02:49:41 <ribasushi> neither of which is available in sid
>> rmadison libtest-simple-perl
> libtest-simple-perl | 0.62-1 | etch-m68k | source, all
> libtest-simple-perl | 0.62-1 | oldstable | source, all
> libtest-simple-perl | 0.80-1 | stable | source, all
> libtest-simple-perl | 0.90-1 | testing | source, all
> libtest-simple-perl | 0.90-1 | unstable | source, all
> aven'jon(~/debian/DBD-Pg/libdbd-pg-perl)> rmadison libfile-temp-perl
> libfile-temp-perl | 0.21-1 | testing | source, all
> libfile-temp-perl | 0.21-1 | unstable | source, all
> So we need to update both of these.
I just looked into it and neither of them actually need uploading,
they're both marked IGNORE-VERSION due to only test changes happening.
I've coordinated with upstream to make sure they don't "use Test::More
0.92" or similar, so everything should be OK.
Apologies for the noise. I don't fully understand how dual-lifed
modules work in Debian, so it would still be nice if someone
clarified. I know there are issues with the new Module::Build waiting
for a bug fix in perl-modules:
> I seem to recall there being issues with dual-lifed modules. For
> example, it would be nice to have the new Module::Build uploaded. I'm
> not sure if they are broken, I recall that there were issues with
> sbuild and dependency detection due to the way perl-modules Provides: