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Jerry D. Hedden
February 8, 2007 09:55
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.

John Peacock wrote:
> I get that part, but I'm wondering why it isn't *CPAN*
> that needs fixing, since those two $VERSION's are
> equivalent.

I'll submit a bug report against CPAN.

> 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...

Okay.  So there's no disagreement that my patch should be
applied to maint, correct?

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