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Re: Perl 5.005 package

Darren/Torin/Who Ever... wrote:
> As I mentioned above, there is a need for the current Perl package to be 
> name perl.  dpkg has too many heartaches with it as well as it being
> rather inelegant.  I don't want to have to go the gtk route with all the 
> versions.  A perl5.005 package will be available for when the perl
> package becomes 5.006.
> The only problem that I have is what will cause those people doing a
> partial upgrade to potato that upgrade perl to also install perl5.004?
> I really don't think we want a recommends or even a suggests.  I guess
> we could just tell them what to do when they have problems.

You're relying on release notes when there's a clean solution. That's evil.

see shy jo

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