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Re: Updating both Perl and Perl Modules from a binary repository

> I would disagree. The core issue here is that you can't do this update
> with "local" changes. To keep the set of installed packages consistent,
> you have to remove all Perl packages, update Perl and re-install them.
But how do other package systems handle the case where, in addition to perl, 
p5-Foo and p5-Bar, I have yet another package depending on both p5-Foo and 
p5-Bar and possibly perl, but not a particular version of perl? There is no 
need to actually remove and re-install that package if the package system was 
smart enough to realize that despite an intermediate inconsistent state, 
replacing perl and p5-{Foo,Bar} is sufficcient.

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