perl vendorlib, sitelib (was: stow)
Fri Jul 31 19:11:00 GMT 2015
On Mon, 2015-07-27 at 18:13 -0400, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> Leave aside that it seems brain-dead that I should have to rebuild my package
> for such a triviality. Wouldn't it be nice if I could put the files into, say,
> /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl, and not have to rebuild my package every time
> there's a new point release of Perl?
This is a good point; pure Perl modules should not need to be rebuilt
for every new Perl version.
It's too late for 5.22, but for 5.24 could we change this to:
Besides being better compliant with FHS, this would help avoid
unnecessary rebuilds with upgrades post-5.24. A similar change that I
made to ruby for 2.0 saved me a LOT of time when upgrading to 2.2.
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