[arch-dev-public] perl 5.12 status?

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Jul 29 03:02:56 EDT 2010

Am 29.07.2010 07:15, schrieb Allan McRae:
> On 29/07/10 12:17, K. Piche wrote:
>> 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?
> testing2x is the way to go.  If you have switched some packages to
> arch=any you may need some intervention (but I am really not sure...)

There is still no testing2x-any, you need to run
testing2{core,extra}-any. For single-arch packages, testing2x and
testing2x64 work fine.

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