[CentOS-devel] perl-devel package

Stephen John Smoogen

smooge at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 21:24:23 UTC 2008

On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 3:04 PM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> Kenneth Porter wrote:
>> On Thursday, July 31, 2008 12:29 AM +0300 Manuel Wolfshant
>> <wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro> wrote:
>>> Wrong approach. Apply Johnny's advice. Or be polite and modify the spec
>>> to distinguish between building on fedora >=7  or on Centos (RHEL).
>>> Something along the following line should do:
>>> %if 0%{?fedora} > 6
>>>  BuildRequires perl-devel
>>> %else
>>>  BuildRequires perl
>>> %endif
>> I supplied this as a proposed patch to Rawhide and was told that:
>>> Raw Hide spec files are not designed to be built on any distro other than
>>> Raw Hide; you need to fork the spec and keep distro-specific hacks in the
>>> fork.
>> <https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=457334>
> yea, we know ... hence the centos project is supporting rpmrepo and not epel

I don't see how this has anything to do with EPEL. Subversion and perl
are core EL product not EPEL.

Stephen J Smoogen. -- BSD/GNU/Linux
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