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Re: Perl modules

From: Andreas Enge
Subject: Re: Perl modules
Date: Sat, 7 Dec 2013 21:24:42 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Fri, Dec 06, 2013 at 11:56:17PM +0100, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> I would add the ‘perl-’ prefix, unless the package stands alone (for
> instance, Hydra would be called ‘hydra’, not ‘perl-hydra’.)

Yes, that would be as for python.

> For the rest of the name, I would take the Perl module name.  So
> ‘XML::Parser’ leads to ‘perl-xml-parser’, etc.
> In cases where there’s not a single module tree root, I would stick to
> the upstream name, removing any redundant ‘perl’ in the name.  So
> ‘libxml-perl’ (which provides modules under XML::, Data::Grove, etc.)
> would lead to ‘perl-libxml’.
> How does that sound?

All very reasonable. Let us go for this (and I should add a section to the
packaging guidelines later on).


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