Re: Future of libevent-perl
Seeing no objections, I've decided to err on the side of caution and
package libevent-perl anyway.
On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 4:20 PM, Jonathan Yu <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi all:
> Given the recent split of POE's few event loops into their own
> modules, the question of the future of the Gtk and Event loops in
> particular have come up. Gtk is no longer a possibility, as
> libgtk-perl has already been removed from Debian, however,
> libevent-perl still remains.
> Upstream, there are 3 outstanding bugs
> (http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Dist/Display.html?Name=Event) and several
> FAIL reporst (http://www.cpantesters.org/distro/E/Event.html#Event-1.12).
> The author also mentions: "ALERT: Marc Lehmann may have taken over the
> future of event loops in Perl. Check out his libev library and EV Perl
> module. 25 Aug 2009" so there is a distinct possibility this module
> will disappear sometime in the near future.
> For now, I suppose it would be okay to maintain the Event loop system
> for POE. I'd like to get the group's opinions on it, as some have
> given me the impression that libevent-perl is slated to disappear
> sometime. It should be noted that there are no removal requests/etc
> for libevent-perl currently.