Re: Bug#602457: Please remove package Unicode::Collate from perl-modules
On 5 November 2010 07:15, Niko Tyni <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I have just uploaded package `libunicode-collate-xs-perl' version 0.65-1
>> to the repository. This package replaces the Unicode::Collate package
>> found in perl-modules, which is a somewhat older version.
>> Could you please remove the Unicode::Collate package from perl-modules?
> No, you've misunderstood this.
> Did you see http://lists.debian.org/debian-perl/2010/10/msg00100.html ?
I didn't receive that mail. That's a bummer, because that mail would
have saved me a lot of time and unnecessary work.
> Also, why do you call it libunicode-collate-xs-perl ? AFAICS the module
> is still called Unicode::Collate, with or without the XS bits.
True, but that was before I had read Ansgar's mail today and thought
that the non-XS package could someday be packaged by someone else, and
therefore leave `libunicode-collate-perl' for him/her.
>> I have added a Conflicts against `perl-modules (<= 5.10.1-16)' to ensure
>> a proper transition.
> I don't see the package you uploaded anywhere yet, but doesn't that
> make it currently uninstallable? There's no need for it in any case,
> the separate package should install in /usr/(share|lib)/perl5 and be
> found first on @INC.
I introduced the Conflicts so it would only install if perl-modules
was updated, so I purposefully designed it that it would be
I'll upload a new version under `libiunicode-collate-perl' and ask the
FTP Masters to remove `libiunicode-collate-xs-perl'.
Thanks for the information and pointing me in the right direction.