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Re: [PATCH 3/3] gnu: Add perl-log-any-adapter-log4perl.

From: Eric Bavier
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] gnu: Add perl-log-any-adapter-log4perl.
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:09:15 -0500

On Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:29:41 +0200
Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> wrote:

> Alex Sassmannshausen <address@hidden> writes:
> > Looking at this, there seems to be a larger problem in perl.scm with
> > this. Many packages simply specify inputs, and I believe the same
> > reasoning that applied to my package her will apply to those too.
> >
> > Binaries are not affected by this problem, as we generally use
> > wrapping scripts to explicitly include all dependencies in PERL5LIB.
> >
> > Am I right in thinking that we should be systematically changing
> > inputs to propagated-inputs in the whole of perl.scm?  
> Yes, I think this should be done.  We have the same problem with some
> Python packages.

Though, it's not quite as simple as propagate-all-inputs.  Some care
must be taken, since many inputs are for tests only.  While some
packages have test-only inputs in native-inputs, this is not
universally true.


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