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Re: Proposed mass bug filing: /usr/lib/perl5 is changing with Perl 5.20

On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 10:13 PM, Niko Tyni <ntyni@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> we're changing the directory where binary Perl modules are installed
> from the traditional /usr/lib/perl5 to either /usr/lib/<triplet>/perl5
> (containing the multiarch triplet) or /usr/lib/<triplet>/perl5/<version>
> (containing additionally the current major Perl version.)
> There's a pending Perl policy change in #748380 advising packages not
> to hardcode /usr/lib/perl5 anymore but to expand $Config{vendorarch}
> (from the Config module) during the build instead.

How can we make the transition smooth ?

I have a package.install file that contains a line

I could not change it to /usr/lib/*/perl5/ because it will fail with
old ABI. I use now
/usr/lib{/*/,/}perl5/ but it work by chance and lintian warn me.

> --
> Niko Tyni   ntyni@debian.org

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