testing release of Perl packages
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I've set up the perl packages to be accessed using apt-get on my
servers. You can of course also grab them via ftp or http.
I'd like to get 3 positive reports. Once I do, I'll announce it on
debian-devel. Hopefully more people will try it. Two days after that
I'll upload it to master. I was impressed 115 packages depended on
perl including ssh...
Here's the contact info:
and I have the following in the sources.list of my test machines:
deb http://www.daft.com/pub/debian/experimental ./
# deb-src http://www.daft.com/pub/debian/experimental ./
The deb-src doesn't work yet since I don't know how to make the Sources
- From the README, here's the current task list for 0.9:
1) Fix bugs:
a) find2perl is only available as a versioned script, use
update-alternatives on it.
b) The symlinks in /usr/doc for the fake packages are showing up as
real directories (see my post on debian-devel)
c) Aborting the installation of perl-5.005-base doesn't stop the
unpacking of perl-5.005 and friends. (See my post on
d) perl.1p.gz didn't have an update-alternatives --remove in the
3) Fix up the doc package
a) Install the new Perl Policy Paper from Raphael.
b) Hopefully this includes registering with doc-base but I don't
4) Install rename as a command.
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