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Re: PATCH: Hurd FTBFS with perl 5.22

From: Svante Signell
Subject: Re: PATCH: Hurd FTBFS with perl 5.22
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2016 08:30:51 +0100

On Tue, 2016-01-05 at 17:36 +1100, William ML Leslie wrote:
> On 5 January 2016 at 16:56, Svante Signell <svante.signell@gmail.com> wrote:
> > BTW: Why does Hurd contain such crappy dependencies such as perl. Is this
> > part
> > of upstream or Debian specific? The Debian package does not have it:
> > apt-cache showsrc hurd | grep Build-Depends | grep -i perl
> > <empty>
> > Is there more perl code in upstream Hurd? If not, how about rewrite this
> > code
> > snippet in C and "remove a should be added" language dependency!
> > 
> It's used by a ported linux driver as part of libdde, as the path of
> the patch indicates.

Well, the source is from the Hurd package, not netdde. It's inĀ 
hurd_0.7.orig-libdde-linux26.tar.bz2 so a build dependency on perl should be
added to the Hurd source package.

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