Re: perl and CPAN updates
According to Piotr Roszatycki:
> On Fri, 30 Apr 1999, Chip Salzenberg wrote:
> > Debian is free to break up the Perl base, but I don't recommend it.
> > It would undermine the whole point of those modules being in the
> > upstream distribution in the first place. You could just upgrade bits
> > of the perl base -- CAREFULLY -- when making a new perl-base.deb.
> Well, compiling a whole perl is a difficult job.
It's not *that* hard. I do it several times a day. Of course, I'm
the maintainer of 5.004. :-)
> It is much easier to upgrade (uupdate?) a small package with perl module.
Even so, I believe it would be unwise to separate Perl from its
Chip Salzenberg - a.k.a. - <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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