Re: libmodern-perl-perl vs libmodern-perl
On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 10:20:22AM -0400, Jonathan Yu wrote:
> Perhaps Damyan Ivanov is better equipped to address this, as he does
> most of the work on dh-make-perl, but:
> On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 2:28 AM, Ivan Kohler <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Sorry about that. dh-make-perl and I totally missed libmodern-perl as a
> > result of the odd package name.
> I believe dh-make-perl's locate command uses apt-file, which is able
> to find packages regardless of what Debian package they are put into.
> However, I imagine you just created a package using dh-make-perl,
> which would have created libmodern-perl-perl, and if you had checked
> the repository for that string, the package would not have existed. So
> I understand why it happened, and I'm not trying to accuse anyone or
> assign blame.
I was creating a package which depended on Modern::Perl
(libperl5i-perl). dh-make-perl didn't find a bunch of dependencies
packaged, including Modern::Perl in libmodern-perl.
The "didn't run apt-file after libmodern-perl became available" theory
is totally plausible. I haven't worked much on the box in question in a