Subject: Re: python makefile stuff
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/08/2001 12:06:20
On Tue, 8 May 2001, Thomas Klausner wrote:

> The idea is that perl-mk should work with older versions of perl, too,
> without forcing the user to upgrade. That's why it's a separate
> package. Otherwise I could have just added it to the perl meta package
> when I first created it...

Well, if they upgrade to 5.6.1, then they're upgrading perl anyway, so
there goes the advantage of having a separate package.