[aur-general] Delete request for "perl-docs" #22294
xyne at archlinux.ca
Sat Apr 16 14:25:39 EDT 2011
On 2011-04-16 12:02 -0400 (15:6)
Dave Reisner wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 11:57:33AM -0400, Justin Davis wrote:
> > Please delete perl-docs. I would like to resubmit it and rename it to
> > perldocs. This is trivial, of course, but it bugs me. Packages for
> > perl modules are prefixed with perl- but perl-docs is simply the
> > documentation for perl and not a "Docs" module. The file it downloads
> > is named perldoc and there is a command for reading installed perl
> > documentation called perldoc so it seems more appropriate to call the
> > package perldocs.
> > I know it sounds crazy! Please humor me! Here is the link:
> > http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=22294
> > Thanks,
> > Justin (aka aurperl)
> Consider yourself humored.
It should probably be called perl-perldoc if you want to be rigorous, i.e. all
Perl packages should be prefixed with "perl-" regardless if they begin with
It makes it easier to write tools for Perl package management.
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