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Re: [Attn. Maintainers] Perl 5.26.1
- From: Ken Brown <kbrown at cornell dot edu>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2017 17:19:50 -0400
- Subject: Re: [Attn. Maintainers] Perl 5.26.1
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On 10/2/2017 4:39 PM, Achim Gratz wrote:
Ken Brown writes:
On 9/30/2017 4:52 AM, Achim Gratz wrote:
Am 29.09.2017 um 20:06 schrieb Yaakov Selkowitz:
Installs under /usr/share/texinfo and seems to use captive Perl
distributions, maybe we should change that (i.e. move
perl-libintl-perl, perl-Text-Unidecode etc. to their own CPAN
More importantly, it installs compiled XS modules into /usr/lib/texinfo.
I need to have a look on what the main GNU/Linux distributions are doing
It's the same on Debian:
I haven't checked any other.
WOuld it be possible to cleanly excise those as dependent
I could certainly do that, but I wouldn't want to unless there's a
GNU/Linux model to follow. I don't think Cygwin should use special
packaging that no one else uses.