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Which takes precedence, provides or no_index? (was Re: PAUSE indexerreport MSCHWERN/Alien-SVN-1.4.5.2.tar.gz)

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From:
Michael G Schwern
Date:
September 21, 2007 14:38
Subject:
Which takes precedence, provides or no_index? (was Re: PAUSE indexerreport MSCHWERN/Alien-SVN-1.4.5.2.tar.gz)
Message ID:
46F3DAB2.6010707@pobox.com
Michael G Schwern wrote:
> Alien-SVN contains a bunch of SVN:: modules which did not appear to be
> indexed.  They're buried deep in a bunch of subdirectories, but it's
> META.yml has the proper "provides" listing them.
> http://search.cpan.org/src/MSCHWERN/Alien-SVN-1.4.5.2/META.yml
> 
> I may have said at some point not to index them, but I feel they should be
> indexed so other distributions can depend on them directly.

Hmm.  I just noticed that I set 'no_index' for the src directory which
contains the SVN:: modules which brings up the interesting question of which
takes precedence, no_index or provides?

Since provides is explicit, I'd say it should override the more general no_index.


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