[arch-dev-public] libalpm hook and wrapper for detecting broken perl modules

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Jun 10 23:39:42 UTC 2017

On 11/06/17 08:03, Florian Pritz via arch-dev-public wrote:
> One possibility to counter this would be to replace the perl executable
> with a wrapper that performs the check and prints errors to stderr.
> Optionally it could also exit with an error code rather than continuing
> to run the script. I'm not sure if I want this or not, but I'm leaning
> towards a yes since exiting will make the error more difficult to miss.

I am very against this part (hook is completely fine).   Having the perl
executable be something other than upstream (and every other distro)
provides, is not what Arch is about.

I'm assuming the new location would be transparent to packagers (i.e.
they would not need to alter their PKGBUILDs)?


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