[ITP] perl-App-XML-DocBook-Builder [ITA] fortune-mod

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 17:39:51 GMT 2021

On 01.06.2021 07:36, Brian Inglis wrote:
> On 2021-04-11 23:52, ASSI wrote:
>> Brian Inglis writes:
>>> On 2021-04-11 13:44, Achim Gratz wrote:
>>>> Brian Inglis writes:
>>> I would like to, but do not know how else to easily install unpackaged
>>> prereqs for a build.
>> You don't. You package them or request them to get packaged, then use
>> the installed package.
>>> What's required to package App::XML::DocBook::Builder, is there a good
>>> package to use as a template, and are there any special considerations
>>> for perl packages?
>> In this particular case seemingly that does nothing but build a
>> Makefile, so I'd rather try to figure out a way to live without it. And
>> yes, there are special considerations for Perl packages, given that some
>> patches for getting the correct dependencies in have not yet made it
>> into the official cygport.
> I would like to propose to package perl-App-XML-DocBook-Builder as it is 
> a prerequisite for building the docs for the new upstream fortune-mod.
> It is packaged on Mageia and PCLinuxOS distributions:
> https://repology.org/project/perl:app-xml-docbook-builder/versions
> The usual sources and binaries are available on Google drive:
> perl-App-XML-DocBook-Builder    0.1003
> https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1BtezhO2KpoTCw5XW_2H42xtfI40sNj_F
> Feedback on how to set the proper BUILD_/REQUIRES welcome.

the Perl expert is Achim

> I would like to adopt fortune-mod to get it updated as I run it daily:
> fortune-mod    last 1.99.1 -> proposed 3.6

both perl-App-XML-DocBook-Builder and fortune-mod are yours


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