[Rpm-maint] [PATCH] perl.{prov,req} improvments

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 08:53:33 UTC 2014

On 17 September 2014 10:39, Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at laiskiainen.org> wrote:
Mageia just switched to internal deps generator (at least).
>> In the process, I unforked as most scripts as possible.
>> Here's some old fixes:
>> skip-plain-regular-comments.diff:
>> just skip plain, regular perl comments...
> What's the reproducer for the case where this is needed? At least in my
> trivial testcase, a comment is handled as it should, eg only "perl(foo)" is
> provided from
> package foo;
> #package bar;
>> support-for-_-in-perl-module-version.diff:
>> support for _ in perl module version
> This looks fairly obvious, too obvious in fact. Makes me wonder if its being
> omitted on purpose, but I've not a "perl person" and haven't got a clue
> about perl conventions. Ville (or others), thoughts?

I'll let Jerome explain.
As a side note, another improvement would be to ignore use/require in evals.
That would saves quite a lot requires excludes but of course it might not be

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