-=| Niko Tyni, 16.05.2014 20:37:03 +0300 |=- > Package: debian-policy > Version: 18.104.22.168 > X-Debbugs-Cc: email@example.com > > As discussed in the thread at > https://lists.debian.org/debian-perl/2014/05/msg00035.html > > we would like to change the perl search path (@INC) to include the > multiarch triplet, to pave way for future Multi-Arch:same perl module > packages. We're still discussing whether to try to do this for the > upcoming Perl 5.20 or postpone it after jessie, but at the moment I think > it's clear that policy shouldn't recommend hardcoding /usr/lib/perl5 in > Debian packaging anymore. > > The third one is the meat of this and changes the documented site, > vendor, and core include paths to be dynamically resolved via the Config > module. The vendor paths have the biggest effect on other packages: > the site directories in /usr/local are in the realm of the local > administrator, and I can't think of anything outside the perl source > package that should need to use the core path. > > I've phrased the recommendations as 'should', because changing them to > hard requirements would currently break at least 64 packages. When > those are fixed, I think we should raise the requirements to 'must' > level. Thanks for your work, Niko. Seconded.
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