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Bug#587991: perl-policy: /etc/perl missing from Module Path

On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 07:20:55PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Ansgar Burchardt <ansgar@2008.43-1.org> writes:

> > I suggest to add /etc/perl to the list of location in the "Module Path"
> > section.

> Here's an expanded patch that documents what I believe to be the intended
> purpose of adding that to the module search path.  I've copied debian-perl
> for their review as well.

> +	<heading>Configuration Modules</heading>
> +	<p>
> +	  Some Perl packages load system-wide configuration from a
> +	  dedicated Perl module whose purpose is solely to contain
> +	  configuration settings.  The module often contains only variable
> +	  settings.  Such modules should be treated as configuration files
> +	  and installed under <file>/etc/perl</file>.
> +	</p>
> +
> +	<p>
> +	  This applies only to Perl modules whose complete contents is
> +	  configuration information, cases where the module file itself is
> +	  a configuration file.
> +	</p>

The last paragraph seems redundant to me. I suggest dropping it.

Otherwise it all looks good to me.
Niko Tyni   ntyni@debian.org

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