Re: Creating Debian dependencies while using CPAN?
Christian Hammers <email@example.com> writes:
> > Why not use the PREREQ_PM hash that is (or supposed to be) maintained
> > in the Makefile.PL by perl module authors to tell CPAN what are the
> > modules dependancies?
> *Are* they really maintained by the upstream authors or just a
> "can be used but all are too lazy"?
Failure to maintain this list means that the module is less easy to
install (hence to use) by other people. So uploading module to CPAN
while with no dependancy list does not make much sense.
Anyway, the CPAN testers usually report errors in the dependancy list.
IMO, a wrong or missing dependancy list should be considered as a bug.