Re: Bug#557882: ITP: libextutils-manifest-perl -- utilities to write and check a MANIFEST file
On 13:17 Thu 26 Nov , Niko Tyni wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 09:18:50AM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> > I intend to package the ExtUtils::Manifest Perl module. It is already packaged
> > in the perl-modules packages, but in Lenny the provided version is too low to
> > allow backports of one package of mine that would be fine otherwise.
> Have you checked if your package actually needs something from the newer
> ExtUtils::Manifest? It could be just a spurious dependency.
> > My purpose
> > is therefore to prepare a libextutils-manifest-perl package similar in design
> > to libmodule-build-perl, which is also dually present in Debian, and then to
> > submit a backport to backports.org after the package migrated in Testing.
> Do you mean a sid+squeeze package is only needed because of a
> backports.org policy to only accept packages in squeeze? That seems
> a bit backwards to me.
> > Please let me know if this would create problems or if more coordination is
> > required with the perl-modules package.
> We should add
> Provides: libextutils-manifest-perl
> Replaces: libextutils-manifest-perl
> Conflicts: libextutils-manifest-perl (<< 1.56)
> into perl-modules if there's going to be a separate package too. Even
> if it ends up only in backports.org, the control entries don't hurt and
> they could be useful for upgrades.
> Please file a bug against perl about this if libextutils-manifest-perl
> is uploaded.
Thanks Niko for these information, I have missed this things.
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