[arch-general] perl prereleases request to make official decision to deviate from general guidleines

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Apr 30 15:07:59 CEST 2010

On 30/04/10 22:55, Caleb Cushing wrote:
> I'm working on a PKGBUILD for perl 5.12 and I notice that it's
> providing 20 some odd prerelease modules. I'm annoyed but I can't do
> anything about it.
> The general PKGBUILD guidelines say use the same as upstream unless
> there is a hyphen. so for a perl prerelease of 0.90_1 that guideline
> follows to release it as exactly the same. However 0.90_1 is == 0.90.1
> and greater than 0.90 which it is a prerelease for on cpan.
> I'd like to suggest that for perl the official guideline be to make
> the version 0.90_pre1

Why?  0.90_pre1 is also greater than 0.90.1...  do you want to try that 

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