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Re: Bug#747628: perl: module deprecations / removals in 5.20

On Mon, May 19, 2014 at 01:22:21AM +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Niko Tyni wrote:

>> That means one release cycle: once the separated packages are pulled
>> in once, they will stay on the system even when the perl package
>> drops the hard dependencies in the next upgrade.
> Not necessarily. If people use "apt-get autoremove" as commonly
> advised by "apt-get install" in such cases, or if people use aptitude,
> those packages get removed once the last dependency vanished.

Those who 'APT::Install-Recommends "0";' also 'APT::NeverAutoRemove:: ".*";'.
Perl-people, you should get outside sometimes and socialize, you know.
> But I neither have an idea for a better solution. :-/

How about perl-5.20-deprecations package?

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