[arch-dev-public] perl 5.12 status?

K. Piche kpiche at rogers.com
Wed Jul 28 22:17:30 EDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-07-28 at 13:58 -0400, K. Piche wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-07-23 at 09:18 +0200, Firmicus wrote:
> > On 23/07/2010 03:16, Allan McRae wrote:
> > > What is going on with the perl-5.12 update in [testing]?  Every few days I see rebuilds 
> > > for a couple of packages with "perl-5.12 rebuild" as the reason yet we have no rebuild 
> > > list. How much more needs done? Is there any schedule for this making it to the main repos?
> > >
> > > Allan
> > >
> > I have asked the same question to Kevin a few days ago, saying I could help him if needed. 
> > He replied on Tuesday, saying he was going to push it out on Wednesday. I replied that he 
> > needs to rebuild perl because I fixed the provides array in trunk since his last build 
> > (which was in May I think), and that he also needs to re-consider this:
> > http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/13808
> > 
> > Have not heard back from him, but hopefully all this perl stuff will get out of testing soon.
> > 
> > F
> I rebuilt perl with the updated provides array.  I want to get this out
> of testing so I'll deal with the stupid/annoying FHS bug later.
> If there's no objections I'll migrate perl tomorrow.
> k

Speaking of which, I recall emails about removing the testing2* but they
still exist so this is still the official method?

Also, I'd like to ditch the gift* packages - how is something moved to
AUR?  I didn't see anything on the devwiki.


K. Piche <kpiche at rogers.com>

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