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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
I don't know CPAN, etc., but this sounds like the equivalent of leaving out a standard part of the language, right? Like packaging python (which I am familiar with) without, say, the Math library?
How can you expect your perl script to run anywhere if the default libraries can't be depended on?
On properly packaging perl
Posted Aug 24, 2009 14:38 UTC (Mon) by djpig (subscriber, #18768)
I'm not familiar with perl - can someone explain why they would bother stripping modules out of the standard distribution of perl?
Posted Aug 27, 2009 2:50 UTC (Thu) by BenHutchings (subscriber, #37955)
Posted Aug 24, 2009 15:22 UTC (Mon) by bferrell (subscriber, #624)
Posted Aug 28, 2009 19:39 UTC (Fri) by oak (subscriber, #2786)
Python's actually similarly split in Debian based distros.
In Ubuntu python-minimal is essential:
 like perl-base is on all Debian derivatives. I just wonder why one is
*-base and another *-minimal...
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