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Id: 1118
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: perl5

Owner: Nobody
Requestors: marta [at] charlie.cns.iit.edu
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Date: Fri, 30 Jul 1999 10:48:59 -0500 (CDT)
From: Marta Radziszewski <marta [...] charlie.cns.iit.edu>
To: perlbug [...] perl.com
Subject: incomplete package
Marta
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 1999 14:53:00 +0200
To: Marta Radziszewski <marta [...] charlie.cns.iit.edu>
From: Dominic Dunlop <domo [...] vo.lu>
Subject: Re: [ID 19990730.002] incomplete package
Cc: perl5-porters [...] perl.org, steve [...] smc.vnet.net
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At 17:48 +0200 1999-07-30, Marta Radziszewski wrote: Show quoted text
> I downloaded perl from http://sunfreeware.com/ and it was incomplete -- > the version for solaris 7 sparc...
Could you please take the matter up with the manager of the archive? perl5-porters looks after maintenance of the perl source code: maintenance of binary versions is up to the person or organization that propagates them. Thanks. (It would probbaly help if you told the manager how the incompleteness manifests itself.) If you have an ANSI C compiler on your system, you can always build perl from the source at http://www.perl.com/CPAN/src/stable.tar.gz. -- Dominic Dunlop
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 1999 12:26:59 +0100
From: Ian Phillipps <ian [...] dial.pipex.com>
To: Marta Radziszewski <marta [...] charlie.cns.iit.edu>
Cc: Perl Porter V <perl5-porters [...] perl.org>
Subject: Re: [ID 19990730.002] incomplete package
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On Tue, 03 Aug 1999 at 17:17:16 -0500, Marta Radziszewski wrote: Show quoted text
> Yeah -- I already did. > Marta
Well, you certainly didn't tell us what was missing, and you still haven't. If your email to sunfreeware was as vague as the one to p5p, I don't wonder they ignored it. To the bugtron-keeper: I suggest this be marked 'closed', especially as it doesn't affect the official distribution of perl. If Marta cares to substantiate her claim that there are things missing from the sunfreeware package, then she should let the keeper of the CPAN readme files know some specifics so that he can decide whether to mention this on the relevant documentation page. Ian


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