[Debian-med-packaging] Bug#659428: ssake: Uses perl4 corelibs without Depends
andreas at an3as.eu
Sat Feb 11 07:30:38 UTC 2012
there is a fix in SVN for this problem. I just like to clarify the
reason for not uploading and will act accordingly. So there is no need
for NMU in this case (even if welcome in general).
Thanks for your QA work
On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 11:59:43PM +0000, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> Package: ssake
> Version: 3.8-1
> Severity: normal
> User: debian-perl at lists.debian.org
> Usertags: perl4-corelibs
> Dear maintainer,
> This package currently uses one or more deprecated perl 4 era packages,
> as shown on the lintian report:
> usr/bin/ssake:52 getopts.pl
> As detailed at  we would like you to either add a dependency on
> libperl4-corelibs-perl | perl (<< 5.12.3-7)
> or (ideally) to replace their use with more modern equivalents.
> We'd like to have this in place for wheezy, so that we can follow
> cleanly the upstream deprecation cycle in wheezy+1.
> If you prefer, I will NMU your package with the dependency added.
> The wiki page  has references (taken from the source of the libraries
> in question) for the recommended replacement libraries.
>  <http://lintian.debian.org/tags/script-uses-perl4-libs-without-dep.html>
>  <http://wiki.debian.org/Teams/DebianPerlGroup/OpenTasks/Transitions/Perl4CoreLibs>
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