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Re: Obscure Perl modules



Thus spake Leif B. Kristensen:
> However, I wonder if there is any correspondence between a package name
> such as it appears on say, CPAN, and the Debian package names? Shouldn't
> the original module name be referred to on the package page? 

http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/perl-policy/ch-module_packages.html#s-package_names

> Secondly, what is the easiest way to obtain documentation on any package
> residing on packages.debian.org? The abovementioned url was certainly
> not very helpful with a link to the plain old documentation. In this
> example, just a link to
> http://search.cpan.org/author/JANPAZ/DBD-XBase-0.234/lib/XBase.pm would
> have gone a long way. Ideally, any documentation following the original
> package should be directly accessible from packages.debian.org.

Install the package and read the documentation.


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