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Re: Bug#659869: perl modules obsoleted by perl 5.14 are uninstallable in sid

Hi Niko and Dominic

On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 06:26:07PM +0200, Niko Tyni wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 02:18:16PM +0000, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> > In general I agree, but there's a mistake in the perl package too:
> > libshell-perl shouldn't be broken by perl as it's been deprecated.
> I don't think that's a bug in the perl package: the libshell-perl package
> is lagging behind in Debian as it's at 0.72 while CPAN and core have
> Shell 0.72_01.
> There's actually a meaningful doc fix in 0.72_01, see
>  http://search.cpan.org/diff?from=Shell-0.72&to=Shell-0.72_01&w=1
> so Breaks: libshell-perl (<< 0.72.01) seems to be correct and ensures
> that the "buggy" 0.72 never overrides the "fixed" 0.72_01.
> The best solution AFAICS would be to upgrade the Debian
> package and keep the Breaks entry.

Okay, just reading your message, and I have updated the package in the
Debian Perl Group repo [1].

Please let me know if we should upload it.


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