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Re: Bug#95411: Changes to @INC for 5.6.1 perl packages

On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 01:39:40PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
>Brendan O'Dea wrote:
>> I am presently working on packages for Perl 5.6.1 and would like to drop
>> the compatibility directories from @INC which are included to cope with
>> packages built with the perl-5.005 and perl-5.6 packages.
>Won't this have the potential to cause horrid things during partial
>upgrades (of perl but not of all perl modules packages) and during
>regular upgrades (for example, if perl is upgraded first, then some
>postinst is ran that uses debhelper, and the potato debhelper is still
>installed, perl will not be able to find the debhelper modules, and
>things will break).

I guess that you meant debconf here, the modules of which are arch-indep
and installed under /usr/lib/perl5.  This directory remains in @INC.

Brendan O'Dea                                        bod@compusol.com.au
Compusol Pty. Limited                  (NSW, Australia)  +61 2 9810 3633

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