Bug#587991: perl-policy: /etc/perl missing from Module Path
On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 08:15:28PM -0600, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> Ansgar Burchardt noticed:
> > perl/5.8.0-7 added /etc/perl to @INC:
> > * Prepend /etc/perl to @INC to provide a standard location for
> > configuration modules:
> > But this addition has never been documented in the Debian Perl Policy.
> Russ Allbery wrote:
> > Good point. Here's updated proposed wording.
> I see this has been seconded by
> Niko Tyni <email@example.com> (message #25)
> and I imagine that Russ might be willing to second this, but that
> still leaves us one DD short. Seconds? Objections?
A clarification would be welcome:
The only conffile in /etc/perl is /etc/perl/Net/libnet.cfg from perl-modules.
However this file does not look like a perl module.
Now I realize that the proposed policy does not mandate all file in /etc/perl/
to be perl module.
Imagine a large red swirl here.