Home
Reading
Searching
Subscribe
Sponsors
Statistics
Posting
Contact
Spam
Lists
Links
About
Hosting
Filtering
Features Download
Marketing
Archives
FAQ
Blog
 
Gmane
From: gregor herrmann <gregor+debian <at> comodo.priv.at>
Subject: Bug#458143: libpod-simple-perl FTBFS with perl from experimental
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.debian.devel.bugs.general
Date: Saturday 29th December 2007 02:36:00 UTC (over 9 years ago)
On Fri, 28 Dec 2007 16:56:37 -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:

> > rmdir: failed to remove 
> > `/libpod-simple-perl-3.05/debian/libpod-simple-perl/usr/lib/perl5': No 
> > such file or directory
> Ah, it looks like the new version of Perl finally fixes the long-standing
> bug that causes these empty directories to be created.

Which is good but ...
 
> The best fix is probably to switch to the new way of invoking Makefile.PL
> so that the directory isn't created in the first place with the current
> version of Perl.  I bet a ton of our packages have this problem.

... as you said this affects a few hundred [0] of our packages. 

Uh.

(How does Makefile.PL have to be invoked differently?)

Cheers,
gregor

[0]
334 according to a quick grep in trunk
 
-- 
 .''`.   http://info.comodo.priv.at/ | gpg
key ID: 0x00F3CFE4
 : :' :  debian: the universal operating system - http://www.debian.org/
 `. `'   member of https://www.vibe.at/ | how to reply: http://got.to/quote/
   `-    NP: The Doors: I Looked At You
 
CD: 17ms