Re: Bug#659869: perl modules obsoleted by perl 5.14 are uninstallable in sid
On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 06:20:40PM +0100, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:
> 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.
Yes. Thanks for checking this and apologies for the oversight.
I've reinstated the Breaks.
> Okay, just reading your message, and I have updated the package in the
> Debian Perl Group repo .
> Please let me know if we should upload it.
Please do; thanks!
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