Re: building new perl-versioned packages
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Raphael Hertzog, in an immanent manifestation of deity, wrote:
>Le Mon, Jun 28, 1999 at 02:44:25PM -0700, Darren/Torin/Who Ever... écrivait:
>> Developers will have to build their packages with perl-5.004 first.
>> This is because if you install perl-5.005 with the --force-conflicts,
>> you can't use apt-get anymore. Since apt-get doesn't allow you to say
>> "Do it anyway!", people would have choice of having anything depending
>> on perl installed or building 5.005 packages.
>We can't manage something like that, we must switch to perl-5.005 right
>Developers can install perl-5.005, compile their package, upload them
>and then remove perl-5.005 again until everything is upgraded.
This is my reluctant conclusion. But people aren't going to like it...
P.S. I wonder is SmartList will let me post from my Lab account?
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