Release impact of introducing a new archive section?
gregoa at debian.org
Thu Dec 8 17:17:23 UTC 2016
On Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:01:47 -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > No. perl5 modules named FOO::BAR are packages as libFOO-BAR-perl, and
> > in this case we have perl5 modules named Perl6::Something, so this
> > naming just follows the Debian Perl Policy, even if it looks a bit
> > strange.
> > Perl6 packages are/will be named perl6-*.
> Ah, I see; that makes sense. So, perl6 X::Y::Z modules will use the
> naming perl6-x-y-z?
Yup, that's my understanding.
> In any case, I don't have any objections to a new section; I just wanted
> to check about the alternative possibility of using "perl" (which in any
> case seems better than using "interpreters").
Ack. I just wanted to add my opinion that combining them with "perl"
doesn't seem to be a good idea.
And I'm not sure if we need perl6 _now_, given the amount of
packages. OTOH, it might make sense to add it (and golang) since
updating the list of sections in all tools in one go might save some
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