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On properly packaging perl
Posted Aug 22, 2009 6:18 UTC (Sat) by bojan (subscriber, #14302)
The upstream packages are raw materials. Distros peruse them to make a meaningful components for their system.
Posted Aug 24, 2009 6:20 UTC (Mon) by nevyn (subscriber, #33129)
Except you might want to search for zero-install/autopackage/etc. where people have tried already ... and failed.
Or ask upstream developers why they don't ask for maintainership of their packages in (at least) Debian/Fedora[/EPEL].
Posted Aug 29, 2009 19:05 UTC (Sat) by dirtyepic (subscriber, #30178)
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