Re: Perl modules in Ubuntu that do not adhere to Debian's naming policy
Thanks for all your work on this Ansgar!
On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 3:40 AM, Ansgar Burchardt <email@example.com> wrote:
> Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>> Ubuntu includes several Perl module packages that do not adhere Debian's
>>> naming policy. Once Debian includes these modules in a differently
>>> named package, there are problems if one tries to install both packages
>>> at the same time. See  or  for examples.
>> Do you have a proposal for how to identify these packages? Ubuntu packages
>> are also expected to comply with this part of Debian policy, so this doesn't
>> change anything unless we can automatically identify the ones that don't.
> I did search for package containing files in /usr/(lib|share)/perl5.
> Most problematic packages were already renamed, I only filed a bug
> report for gtk2-ex-formfactory-perl  (already fixed).
> I also identified a package that was renamed in Debian, but where the
> old package has not been removed from Ubuntu yet .
> There are also the packages
> ebox -- common library used by eBox platform modules
> libebox -- eBox - Common Library
> I cannot see much of a difference from the description. Also libebox
> should probably be called libebox-perl as well.
>  https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/526281
>  https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/526295
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