[CentOS-devel] perl-devel package
johnny at centos.org
Wed Jul 30 20:42:08 UTC 2008
Kenneth Porter wrote:
> I wanted to install the latest Subversion, version 1.5.1, on CentOS 5. I
> knew it wouldn't be in the CentOS repos (although I checked anyway) so I
> went looking in Fedora Rawhide and pulled down the SRPM I found there. I
> attempted to build it and it failed due to a missing "perl-devel"
> package. Some investigation indicates that somewhere in Fedora's history
> the headers and development utilities in Perl got broken out into a
> separate subpackage. It looks like this happened at 5.8.8-15.
> This is mostly a heads-up to others that might run into this, but I'm
> wondering what the best way to deal with it is. Should I comment out the
> BuildReq, or create a virtual package that provides perl-devel and
> depends on the existing perl package?
change perl-devel to perl
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