[ANNOUNCEMENT] Test update: perl-5.14.2-1, please update your dependent packages
Thu May 3 15:49:00 GMT 2012
On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 9:24 AM, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Reini Urban <rurban <at> x-ray.at> writes:
>> perl has been updated to 5.14.2-1 as test in the Experimental section.
>> It looks pretty stable to me when I tested it in the last 2 weeks.
> I've hit two interesting snags (perl_vendor is installed):
> 1) Some modules, when built with cpanminus fail at test, but the same module
> built with cpan tests OK (File::Slurp being the most simple example I have right
Interesting. I'll look into that. I regularly try out cpanm also.
I thought we only got problems with Module::Install and Module::Build cs. EUMM.
> 2) If I install another module that uses LWP (HTTP::Status, for example), then I
> also need to reinstall LWP. Otherwise I'm getting errors like these:
> Attempt to reload LWP/Protocol/http.pm aborted.
> Compilation failed in require at (eval 7) line 2.
I could not repro this. I built HTTP::Status just fine. I'll think about it.
> Lastly, I'd much prefer if the vendor modules would be separate entities to
> install, this would make it easier to keep proper dependencies among them. I
> will re-build all these modules plus some 150 more with cygport anyway (provided
> I don't hit a roadblock), so once that works I could send you the perl-*.cygport
Sorry, too much manual work.
I rather prefer only one single dependency and update step than 150.
These are just the basics to get CPAN and CPAN::Reporter working,
the rest you can do by your own.
You''l only need such cygports deps (like Yaakov needs them) if you
requiring perl modules. There are not many.
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