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Re: package name clash for Text::CSV_XS and Text::CSV

On Tue, 20 May 2008 17:25:50 +0200, Vincent Danjean wrote:

> > Getting rid of the patched libtext-csv-perl would be a gain,
> > maintaining the ugly patchset is a pain.
> I can prepare and upload a new libtext-csv-perl (from CPAN upstream)
> that recommends libtext-csv-xs-perl (our old libtext-csv-perl without
> the patch)
> Transition should be ok (as our old libtext-csv-perl and the new
> new provide the same interface)

Oh, that's good news!
If they indeed have the same interface that should work.

> I would add a NEWS.Debian explaining that it is better to also
> install libtext-csv-xs-perl (to not loss performances)

Good idea.
> Or, for lenny, we can make libtext-csv-perl depends on libtext-csv-xs-perl

If the interface is the same a Recommends: should be enough, I think.
> What do you think ?

Please go ahead :)

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