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Re: Reaction to Redhat/Fedora modified releases

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Petr Pisar
January 25, 2012 09:20
Re: Reaction to Redhat/Fedora modified releases
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On 2012-01-24, David Golden <> wrote:
> Ideally, would also modify the release tools to begin releasing
> "perl-minimal-5.X.Y" tarballs as well as "perl-5.X.Y" tarballs.
Distributing two independent copies of Perl is no-go for distributors.
For maintenance and security reasons.

If you packaged disjunctive code to draw border between minimal and
full Perl, it would be better. Naturally the minimal part should be
self-containing (e.g. to pass "make test").

-- Petr

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