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Re: consider regression of perl!

On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 11:48:21PM -0400, Jack Howarth wrote:
> Adam,
>    Well it will be one thing if the debian perl maintainers
> are going to actively track down and fix these critical perl
> bugs on their own. However if we are going to passively wait
> for fixes from upstream, perhaps perl 5.80 will introduce
> a bit too much breakage for right now. I mean dpkg IS an
> essential package. You can't break that willy nilly. Also,
> correct me if I'm wrong but doesn't even gentoo linux consider
> perl 5.80 too twitchy to include?


This is in the definition of unstable.  Problems need to be a great
deal more widespread before we would resort to backing down from an

I am working with Brendan to help him reproduce this bug.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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