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merlyn
Date:
April 14, 2007 17:22
Subject:
Re: Uninstalling perl module
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>>>>> "Xavier" == Xavier Noria <fxn@hashref.com> writes:

Xavier> Wouldn't the problem with file name collisions/rewrites potentially
Xavier> happen if packages were managed as in distros?

The problem is that there's no promise that package A and B from the CPAN
don't both install file C.  So any naive packager/installer will fail.
It takes *hand* tuning by the distro makers to get this to play well.

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