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From: Damyan Ivanov <dmn <at> debian.org>
Subject: Bug#501688: dh-make-perl ignoring build_requires in Makefile.PL
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.debian.devel.bugs.general
Date: Sunday 23rd November 2008 09:47:07 UTC (over 7 years ago)
-=| Mark Lawrence, Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 11:56:57AM +0100 |=-
> Ugly is the word for it! I guess I could think about writing up 
> a patch to fix this issue, but I know if I start down that path I'll 
> want to rewrite the whole thing. With comments even. Is that likely 
> to be accepted?

Join the club :)

I for one was more than once tempted to start a complete rewrite, but 
never really got to it.

You may want to join forces with Paul Fenwick (cc-ed) who intented to 
do some incremental de-uglification. Paul, you mentioned a Git 
repository, any chance to get it published?

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