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Re: Challenges around Perl 5.20 (was: Bug#677865: dpkg-gencontrol warns about 'File::FcntlLock not available')

On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 5:30 AM, gregor herrmann wrote:

> - CGI and friends are removed; CGI.pm is already packages separately
>   anway; where it gets interesting is that CGI::Fast, which was also
>   part of perl core,
>   + is split off into its own dist since CGI 4.0
>   + but is currently also in its own binary package libcgi-fast-perl,
>     produced by the perl source package
>   so we can't just package the new separate CGI::Fast as
>   libcgi-fast-perl.
>   I guess waiting for 5.20 (which probably will drop the libcgi-fast-perl
>   binary package) and making a somehow coordinated upload of
>   libcgi-pm-perl 4 (without CGI::Fast) and a new separate
>   libcgi-fast-perl should be enough? (With getting versions right et
>   al.)

Why not make libcgi-fast-perl a transitional package built by the CGI
4.0 source package?



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