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Re: removing useless dependencies

On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 01:00:53PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
 > > > The Perl patterns essentially assume that the version of Perl
 > > > will be higher than the version of the module.
 > > Do I read this correctly as "the module version in the given Perl's core 
 > > will be higher than the module version provided by the pkgsrc package"?
 > No. Let's pick a nice example to illustrate the problem:
 > DEPENDS+= {perl>=5.17.3,p5-Text-Tabs+Wrap>=2001.0131}:../../textproc/p5-Text-Tabs+Wrap
 > from bugzilla. Let's say we have perl-5.22.0 and
 > p5-Text-Tabs+Wrap-2013.0523nb2 in the repository. By itself, this will
 > install p5-Text-Tabs+Wrap-2013.0523nb2 because it has the higher version
 > number.

...which is a bug.

David A. Holland

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