development versions [was: Bug#530639: Bug in dh-make-perl fixed in revision 37399]
dmn at debian.org
Thu Jun 4 07:17:39 UTC 2009
-=| gregor herrmann, Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 10:56:02PM +0200 |=-
> On Wed, 03 Jun 2009 20:09:48 +0000, pkg-perl-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org wrote:
> > by Nathan Handler (nhandler-guest)
> > * lib/DhMakePerl.pm:
> > - Make watch files ignore development releases (closes: #530639)
> Thanks, Nathan, also for fixing packagecheck and the various docs.
> One question that comes to my mind: Should we change the existing
> watch files in svn?
I think that yes, unless there is evidence that developer version is
what is currently packaged.
> (I'm also not sure at the moment if PET ignores
> dev versions or not; I thought it does but there are some on the
Without looking at the code, I think PET uses a regex extracted from
the watch file for searching the index, therefore it shall include
TBH, what bothers me more is that dh-make-perl has accumulated a great
pile of changes and TODO since 0.55 and uploading 0.56 right now may
spread havoc :) OTOH, if people suffer from bugs I have introduced,
they may consider helping to fix them :)
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