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Bug#619117: perl 5.12 transition

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 07:40:26PM +0000, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> I would like to register an interest in carrying out a perl transition
> soon. This would be to perl 5.10.1 to 5.12.x (x = 3 currently). This
> transition has already been in preparation for some time, and I think
> we are in a good position to schedule this now. This is the first major
> transition I've been involved in (I've recently become a co-maintainer
> of the perl package), so please bear with me if I miss anything out.
> You can see the transition tracking bugs at [1].

One thing that came up is that we need to make sure all sid buildd
chroots have debconf-english installed and not debconf-i18n before that
happens (debconf-i18n depends on liblocale-gettext-perl, which depends
on perlapi-5.10.0).  Cc:-ing debian-wb-team so this can be handled
before the perl transition.


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