Re: Perl modules and perl upgrade
Zephaniah E. Hull wrote:
> > - perl programs/scripts should still depend on perl (perl should be
> > provided by perl5.005 even if perl may be a dummy package that would depend
> > on the latest perl => if a package depend on a specific perl they'll need
> > to change the dependency to perl5.005 or we may encounter problems
> > with versionned provides !)
> No, the perl and perl-base packages will be completely empty and will
> always depend on the perl5.004 packages, they will be there to ease
> upgrades from slink and earlier, nothing more..
It looks like perl can no longer be Essential in that case. Have you
considered the consequences of that?