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Re: [Attn. Maintainers] Perl 5.26.1

On 2017-10-02 15:19, Ken Brown wrote:
> 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:
>>>>> texinfo
>>>> 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
>>>> derived package).
>>> 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
>> with this.
> It's the same on Debian:
> I haven't checked any other.
>> WOuld it be possible to cleanly excise those as dependent
>> packages?
> 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.

Debian/Ubuntu have libintl{-,-xs-}perl packages but not as texinfo dependencies.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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