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Re: bugs and patches in Debian

On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 11:36 PM, Martín Ferrari
<martin.ferrari@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 12:30 PM, Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> wrote:
>>> - Perl-Package-name: we currently have a pointer to the homepage and
>>> the watchfile which strongly suggest this (we almost always use
>>> seach.cpan.org/dist/foo URLs). I played with the idea of having a more
>>> specific metadata available.
>> Probably the hard part. Would the most reliable way be to look at the
>> Contents files and convert file names to Perl-Package-names?
> It'd be much easier to look at the debian/watch file and infer from that:
> This would work for 99% of our packages. But it is still very hackish.

Sure, but there are still perl packages outside pkg-perl and many of
those may not have watch files. I hope that they will be supported by
CPANTS too (to the extent possible).



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