Re: Bug#592506: [v-admins] Bug#592506: What to do about libtest-harness-perl?
On Tue, 2010-09-07 at 18:53 +0200, gregor herrmann wrote:
> Ideas so far:
> 1) reupload 3.17 (with an epoch or something)
> 2) create a 3.20 + patch version (risky and ugly)
> 3) upload 3.22 (huge diff)
> Another simpler way that came to my mind might be:
> * Remove libtest-harness-perl 3.20-1 from testing; perl core has
> Test::Harness 3.17 in 5.10.1 anyway. Should solve the problem in
> testing, and has the same effect in the end as Nicholas' proposal.
> * And upload 3.22 to unstable to close the bug in unstable.
> Am I missing something?
If the preference is to ship 3.17 then duplicating the core version as a
separate package doesn't seem like a great idea. So far as I can see,
the only package which has a versioned dependency on
libtest-harness-perl is libtest-most-perl, and that prefers perl 5.10.1