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Re: Delete some p5- packages
On 02.10.2012 11:23, Ian McWilliam wrote:
> On 2/10/2012 6:30 PM, Jens Rehsack wrote:
>> On 30.09.2012 06:17, David Holland wrote:
>>> On Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 11:52:40AM +1000, Ian McWilliam wrote:
>>> > > Part of the motivation to remove it is that the package stopped
>>> > > building after the last round of infrastructure cleanup.
>>> > >
>>> > > [snip]
>>> > >
>>> > > If you can fix this, there's no pressing reason to remove it.
>>> (And if
>>> > > you can't, it won't do you much good anyway.)
>>> > >
>>> > > I don't know what it entails (I don't do perl) but I have the
>>> > > impression it basically amounts to "routine maintenance neglected
>>> > > upstream".
>>> > Interesting. I'm not seeing that on MacOS X.
>>> > [snip]
>>> Assuming your tree is up to date, I have no idea why... hopefully one
>>> of the Perl guys can help.
>>> This is the context:
>> It's because he has installed devel/p5-Module-Install. But it is pita
>> doing this as a build requirement, because our devel/p5-Module-Install
>> is tailored for author requirements not for build requirements.
>> It would be easy to "repair" the build of this package by undoing the
>> infrastructure cleanup and marking the exception. But it's not a fix.
>> I would prefer Ian would take care upstream, contact the current
>> author on CPAN, receive permission to upload fixes and provide an
>> upstream fixed version.
>> I hereby promise that I would support Ian doing the right thing
>> (tm) by answering question in irc.perl.org/#perl-help or #toolchain
>> regarding that issue and I will try to support him getting the right
>> I started my CPAN career the same way for SQL::Statement an meanwhile
>> I have a number of modules there and develop the embedded database
>> drivers in DBI - and maintain a lot of p5-* packages in pkgsrc.
>> Join us, Ian :)
> So what is Module::Install::Bundled and where does it come from? Looking
> at lang/perl5/module.mk isn't telling me a great deal about it.
That is the bundled Module::Install with all required M::I plugins to
configure, build, test and install that module.
Looking into the Makefile.PL of a "Module::Install::Bundled" package
will show you follwing line:
use lib "inc";
or something similar (you know, quoting can be different ...).
Looking into $WRKSRC/inc/ will show you why the module type is
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