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Re: "Please drop perl dependency" bugs

Hello Damyan,

Damyan Ivanov [2010-11-13 16:19 +0200]:
> We (dh-make-perl) generaly rely on the META file in the module 
> distribution for dependency information. There is a whole lot of 
> modules on CPAN that try to extract such information from source, all 
> with their pluses and minuses. For example, detecting dependencies in 
> `require "$foo"' is quite non-trivial.

Right, I didn't consider that. That's quite a bit harder (and can
never be correct then) than dh_shlibdeps then.

So let's forget about the automatic dependencies for now then.

Martin Pitt                        | http://www.piware.de
Ubuntu Developer (www.ubuntu.com)  | Debian Developer  (www.debian.org)

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