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John Peacock
February 8, 2007 09:43
Re: [PATCH 5.8.x] 'Fix' Text::Balance version number
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Jerry D. Hedden wrote:
> The problem with this is that after building and installing 
> 5.8.x@30165, and then running 'r' from the CPAN prompt, you
> get:
> Package namespace         installed    latest  in CPAN file
> ...
> Text::Balanced                    2  2.000000 
> DCONWAY/Text-Balanced-v2.0.0.tar.gz
> ...
> This is no good.  It show there that an update is needed
> when there shouldn't be.  My patch (which quotes the
> 2.000000) fixes this so that the above does not show up.

I get that part, but I'm wondering why it isn't *CPAN* that needs fixing, since
those two $VERSION's are equivalent.  It can also be argued that perlmaint
*does* need updating, since it doesn't have the XS version installed, but that's
a different horse...


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