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Tim Bunce
October 1, 2003 06:30
Re: Hidden dependencies?
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On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 07:57:01AM +0200, Slaven Rezic wrote:
> I'm still not convinced that it's the responsibility of the perl
> authors to help the rpm build tool. Maybe one could provide a META.yml
> file for perl (including
> requires:
> recommends:
>   Tk: 800
>   Tk::Pod: 4.24
> ). And the rpm build tool has to be extended to handle META.yml files.

That sounds like the right approach. Meanwhile...

> But I think it really belongs somewhere to the rpm spec file,
> something like a flag "don't scan for perl module dependencies".

that would help.


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