WARNING! (was: Re: New Perl Packages Released)
On Tue, Feb 13, 2001 at 08:43:17PM +1100, Brendan O'Dea wrote:
> After quite a lengthy gestation period, the new perl packages have been
> uploaded to auric.
> There have been quite a few changes, so a dist-upgrade will be required
> to install these.
You didn't say that these few changes would cause a dist-upgrade to
remove half the system.
There's no "Provides: perl5" in the transitional perl-5.6 package!!!
Please, please, fix this by the next dinstall run. That will give
people more than three days' notice to fix their packages!
> Perl module packagers should note that the procedure for building
> packages has changed. Please refer to:
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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