scallywag cygport fails to detect perl script runtime dependencies

Brian Inglis
Sat Mar 12 16:49:54 GMT 2022

On 2022-03-12 05:56, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 11/03/2022 17:50, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> Does cygport require perl modules to be installed as build 
>> dependencies in order to enable their detection as runtime 
>> dependencies for perl scripts in packages?

> Yes.
> See __list_deps in pkg_info.cygpart

Saw that under 'check_prog\sperl'.

> I don't know how we could traverse from module to package otherwise 
> (other interpreted languages e.g. python, etc., generally have the same 
> issue).

So we need to do this for all interpreted language scripts with language 
module dependencies supported in cygport.

> I don't see this a huge problem, as these dependencies would probably 
> need to be installed to run tests, if the package has any.

True: good point; ta!

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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