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David Golden
June 24, 2008 03:42
Re: Release META.yml 1.4
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On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 1:33 AM, Jan Dubois <> wrote:
> I don't think it needs to be in 1.4, but it would be good to explicitly
> declare the special status of the "perl" key in the requires section.
> The synopsis of the spec indicates that you are supposed to be able to
> specify a minimum Perl version this way, but actual spec section for
> "requires" only allows Perl *modules* to be specified.


That's a great point. The Oslo Consensus (from the Oslo QA hackathon)
agreed on supporting 'perl' as a special key for requires,
configure_requires, etc. Having that enshrined in the META.yml spec
would be a great way to ratify that sentiment.


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