Bug#729943: jarwrapper: pass only 48 chars of Debian-Java-Parameters

Niels Thykier niels at thykier.net
Wed Mar 19 05:52:56 UTC 2014

On 2014-03-19 02:23, Dmitry Smirnov wrote:
> Hi Emmanuel,


> On Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:33:50 Emmanuel Bourg wrote:
>> I checked the suggested regexp and I confirm it parses properly the
>> manifest entries. It's a bit sad to add a dependency on perl just for
>> this though.
> Thanks for double-checking my fix. Although I added "perl" to Depends I'm not 
> too sure if we have to add such explicit dependency since Perl is "Priority: 
> standard" and therefore pretty much always installed.
> I feel comfortable with Perl as dependency. I'm not too comfortable with "sed" 
> that is (IMHO) much harder to use not to mention that sometimes it is just not 
> sufficient...
> [...]

Why is "perl" needed rather than "perl-base" (which is essential).  The
patch seems to be using none of the modules from perl or perl-modules


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