[aur-general] Perl core modules in the AUR

John D Jones III unixgeek1972 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 18 16:31:55 EST 2014

On 02/18/14 13:57, John D Jones III wrote:
> On 02/17/14 23:19, Jason St. John wrote:
> Well to get the best results, one must scour the perldelta(.*) pages for
> upgraded/deprecated/removed modules
> https://metacpan.org/pod/release/RJBS/perl-5.19.8/pod/perl5190delta.pod#Removed_Modules_and_Pragmata
> shows the modz that
> are due to be pulled in 5.19.0 there are others in the later perldeltas
> that are going into the deprecated list as well.
> https://metacpan.org/pod/release/RJBS/perl-5.19.8/pod/perl5197delta.pod#Removed_Modules_and_Pragmata
> shows CGI.pm going into deprecated status,
> https://metacpan.org/pod/release/RJBS/perl-5.19.8/pod/perl5196delta.pod#Deprecations
> has some more as well. I'm not sure
> how easy it'd be to script that, a
> corelist --dif 5.18.0 5.19.0 | grep absent
> Seems to be a good way to determine that, but it implies having 5.19.0
> installed. Maybe we should have a perl-developer-release AUR package to
> simplify the process? though that could get messy with all the community
> modules that may depend on deprecated code from the developer-releases.
> Thoughts?

I stand corrected, corelist --dif 5.18.0 5.19.7 does in fact work on the 
current installed version of Perl from the Arch Core repo. And it shows 
those modules not in CORE Perl as of 5.18 that will be by 5.19.7, so 
that will be very easy to script :)
John D Jones III
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