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Re: Bug#545904: perl: ExtUtils::MakeMaker change in 5.10.1 breaks 'make install PREFIX=/some/where'

On Thu, 10 Sep 2009 00:12:22 +0300, Niko Tyni wrote:

> The problem is that PREFIX can't be overridden at install time anymore.
> This is http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=47396 and upstream
> is disinclined to fix it:
> > Use DESTDIR. Its been six years since it was added. Debian already has a new
> > enough MakeMaker.
> See also #534895: cdbs was recently changed to use DESTDIR instead of PREFIX.
> I don't have numbers of affected packages yet. A simple grep will probably
> catch most of them.

In pkg-perl's svn trunk:

$ grep PREFIX */debian/rules | wc -l

Hm. Am I mistaken or does that mean we have to fix and upload 378
packages or they will be insta-buggy for FTBFS'ing after the 5.10.1

Alright, I guess we have a little project for the next days :)

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