[arch-general] Transition to the new perl policy

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Sat Apr 12 13:02:52 EDT 2008

On Sat, 12 Apr 2008, Ond?ej Ku?era wrote:

> On Fri, 11 Apr 2008 20:15:12 -0400 (EDT)
> Eric Belanger <belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA> wrote:
>> You can remove:
>> perl-compress-zlib
>> perl-io-compress-base
>> perl-io-compress-zlib
>> perl-compress-raw-zlib
>> as they are now provided by the perl package.
> Yeah, thanks, this actually came to me while I was having breakfast
> today (I wrote the original message right before I went to bed), so my
> mistake. I forgot to check the list from pacman log after I upgraded
> perl.
>> The two other use the new policy make sure your system (and mirror
>> you use ) is up-to-date:
>> perl-parse-recdescent-1.95.1-1
>> perl-term-readline-1.0302-1
> It seems perl-term-readline is my own fault too, I probably installed
> it from source using the old PKGBUILD (and only modifying the version).
> But I did find perl-parse-recdescent-1.95.1-1.pkg.tar.gz
> in /var/cache/pacman/pkg and this package installs things into the old
> directories. There's a new version of this package on FTP now (which
> installs into correct directories) but the filename is still the same.
> So maybe firmicus (who built the new version) forgot to increment
> $pkgrel when he was updating the PKGBUILD?
> Ond?ej

That's a possibility. Contact him directly in case he doesn't read the 

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