AW: SV: Perl problems on Fedora 9 SOLVED

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed May 6 21:16:17 IST 2009

On 06/05/2009 21:08, Eli Wapniarski wrote:
> On Wednesday 06 May 2009 22:35:59 Oliver Falk wrote:
>> Note:
>> I've tried to bug Fedota Perl packager to update a few modules and was successfull!
>> So, I wonder which packages need to be replaced by the MS!?
>> There was also some thread about why not package it within the distribution..
>> Well, if enough of you run Fedora... I can imagine a SIG. I can also imagine beeing the primary packager... If you want.
>> And finally. I can also imagine doing this for RHEL, using EPEL...
>> It's just a "Do you want this?"
>> Are there other Fedora packagers (or some who want to become one) who are willing to help? Because fom time to time I tend to enjoy some holiday :-)
>> Or - as an old RPM packager - shall I just try to fix broken specs and the
>> Keep me posted...
> I would be willing to help as best as I can. There are problems with Fedora 10 as well, and I am assuming that it will carry over to Fedora 11 etc and consequently the next major revision of Redhat and Centos (ie. 5 to 6)
Not necessarily true at all, as the Perl build system in Fedora 10 is 
totally broken and this will be caught well before it makes it into 
RedHat Enterprise Linux 6. They can hardly miss it :-)


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