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FS#40536 - [syslinux] Please make perl an optdepends

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Dennis (dennis123123) - Saturday, 24 May 2014, 19:07 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 13:48 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Testing
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Thomas B├Ąchler (brain0)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No



The two perl modules and mtools (required for one of the other perl scripts) are all in as optdepends. As the main functionality doesn't need perl, and without those 3 optional parts, it doesn't really need perl at all.

Steps to reproduce:

$ pkgfile md5pass
$ md5pass
Can't locate Crypt/ in @INC (you may need to install the Crypt::PasswdMD5 module) (@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl /usr/share/perl5/site_perl /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/lib/perl5/core_perl /usr/share/perl5/core_perl .) at /usr/bin/md5pass line 4.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/bin/md5pass line 4.
$ pkgfile
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Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 13:48 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  in trunk