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Re: pkg/42155: lang/perl5 vs. DB_File module required for www/ikiwiki
The following reply was made to PR pkg/42155; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Aleksey Cheusov <cheusov%tut.by@localhost>
Cc: pkg-manager%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: pkg/42155: lang/perl5 vs. DB_File module required for www/ikiwiki
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 12:16:51 +0300
>> perl5 is imho too important to risk breaking for a Linux fix that may
>> cause unforseen problems on other platforms. Please hold this until
>> after the branch, but feel free to request a pullup later, after it's
>> gotten some testing.
> If I understand correctly there were no objections against commiting.
> Freeze is in the past. I've checked patch perl under NetBSD-5/pkgsrc-2009Q3.
> It is built fine and PLIST doesn't change.
> perl -V also doesn't show significant difference.
My patch introduces the problem.
After some thoughts I came to a conclusion that it is better to revert my
original proposal and to *remove* DB_File extension from perl on all
platforms including NetBSD. In this case perl will become lighter and
packages requering DB_Fill (e.g. ikiwiki) should depend on
Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.
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