[Cc-ing debian-perl to get more minds in the loop] -=| Niko Tyni, Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 12:36:30AM +0300 |=- > Update: I've now done all the rebuilds, quoting the report I just > sent to p5p: > > I tried to rebuild ~2150 Perl related packages from the Debian 'unstable' > suite: those with names matching /perl/ or linking against libperl. > > There were about 80 build failures, and 110 packages could not be > tested because their build dependencies could not be installed . > The remaining 1950 packages built fine. > > About 60 failures were Perl 5.12 regressions. Six of those are already > fixed in newer module versions on CPAN. > > 35 failed because of Perl::MinimumVersion breaking ([rt.cpan.org #56081]). > I think these tests are mostly run only when AUTOMATED_TESTING is set, > so they probably don't show up on the CPAN tester reports. Great work! > I haven't put the arch:any binNMUs anywhere on the web yet as I'm not > sure if a ~300M repository is too big for people.debian.org. Probably > I'm just too shy. > > > Somewhere in between an upload to experimental would be a good thing to > > see if the beast builds on all platforms and provide a common baseline > > package. > > Did this today, but it needs to pass NEW first. Yummy! > > As is probably obvious all of this is going to take a while, but it's > > mostly scriptable. I think some results can be expected in a week or so, > > depending on how soon I get this running. > > Heh, it's been a week today :) While not a piece of cake, getting 5.12 iin squeeze doesn't look impossible. How can we help?
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