Re: pod2man update
* Niko Tyni [Tue, 05 Aug 2008 00:42:35 +0300]:
> Release team: is there any chance to still get the newer Pod::Man and
> friends into lenny as a new package? The 'pod2man --utf8' functionality
> would fix #480997 and #492037, and there are also bugfixes for #448204
> and #480565 included.
> Alternatively, would you consider a corresponding patch for the perl
> package for inclusion into lenny? As noted in #480997, turning UTF8 into
> "X"s is a regression from 5.8.8, although it was relying on undefined
What's the size for that patch to perl? I think UTF-8 should be well
supported, and regressions wrt Etch would be best avoided, yes.
> Russ: if patching the perl-modules version is the way to go, could you
> please help me to create and verify a minimal patch for that? I've got it
> up to 2.1.0 OK but separating the important bugfixes out from 2.1.1 and
> 2.1.2 would certainly be easier for you.
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