Subject: Re: Package update disaster
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 10/09/2004 15:54:40
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Since perl was mentioned ...
perl does have a problem. Its open-ended dependencies assumes that perl
packages are interchangable with perl 5.8 and perl 5.6. This has caused
problems for me on a few occassions on systems where I use packages but no
I never send-pr'd it but I have mentioned it a couple times before. Can we
get rid of the open-ended dependencies?
The DEPENDS should probably be more precise like like perl-5.6.* or
Jeremy C. Reed
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