Re: Perl 5.6.0 Is Here!
According to Michael Koehne:
> Moin Chip Salzenberg,
> > I never did like perllocal.pod. Debian tends to use directories for
> > that sort of thing.
> perllocal.pod is a good way to look whats installed.
Single files are always easy for looking. It's the updating that's
hard. And updating is important. Ergo, I don't like perllocal.pod.
> I think that a 'scan CPAN' -> 'build debian' could be done automaticaly ;-)
> Debian Perl 5.6 may also come with a ExtUtils::MM_Debian, to update the
> dpgk database, to tell Debian that some module was installed by CPAN.
That's clever. But the package names would have to be distinguished
somehow from the standard ones -- "libnet-perl-cpan" instead of
"libnet-perl", for example. Or so I suspect.
> > I'm not getting that. Which db libraries do you have installed? I'm
> > using the one in glibc:
> If you only have the file from libc, your Perl wont support DB_File.
> You also need the libdb2-dev, which will cause the known error.
I think you're mistaken:
# dpkg -S /usr/include/db.h
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