Re: using dh-make-perl with Module::Install (and getting dependencies)
Steffen Mueller dijo [Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 05:35:20PM +0200]:
> Your understanding is correct.
> CPANPLUS will absolutely be in 5.10. Rafael, the pumpking, has announced
> a feature freeze. He is committed to make a release happen in September.
> IMHO, the question is: When will 5.10 be the default perl installation
> on debian? If it's not going into testing reasonably quickly, then
> packaging CPANPLUS separately might be a good choice.
As always, what does "in Debian" mean?
In Debian Stable (i.e. 4.0, Etch) it won't ever go in - but don't
worry, neither will CPANPLUS.
In our development branches (unstable, testing), it will probably
enter shortly after its release - How long? Depends on its
complexity. Perl is maintained by Brendan O'Dea, not by our group, so
I don't want to put any words in his mouth.
Of course, I expect introducing a new major version will not be
hassle-free - so maybe the best way out is to start working on getting
CPANPLUS rolling as an independent package, which can later disappear.
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