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Bug#632871: Problem in dpkg-cross/perl regexp

On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 04:51:20PM +0100, Neil Williams wrote:
>tag 632871 - patch
>tag 632871 + moreinfo
>The problem with the patch is that it isn't specific for perl itself.
>$ find /usr/lib -name Config.pm 
>First one is for perl-base, second perl (are both relevant?), third the
>Apt perl bindings. :-(

Bugger, yes.

>packages.debian.org search lists quite a few more (parrot and a few
>random perl modules). (Is Config_heavy.pm a local / during build-only
>module? Can't find that in Debian.)

They're both generated by the cross-build of perl (#633884). Config.pm
is the core config script used by the Makefile in a perl module to
work out config. It, in turn, requires Config_heavy.pm.

>I can't see a good way out of this though. The name of the file is just
>too obvious and common and the location varies by version.


might work? i.e. tie it down. Of course, with m-a this path is going
to change at the same time as a lot of dpkg-cross has to change (or
even goes away?)

Steve McIntyre

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