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From: Yuval Yaari <yyuval@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-perl@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-perl] Collision Protects
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2005 23:00:26
Message-Id: 437916F7.6090403@checkpoint.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-perl] Collision Protects by Michael Cummings
Michael Cummings wrote:

> OK, no secret that wheels have been turning on how to handle this. > Ultimately, the collision protect madness (if your not familiar with > it, check bug 71659 should whet your appetite) stems from man page > conflicts. I've gone through every package on my boxes, and the funny > thing is, the only thing (no matter what actually uses the perl-module > eclass) that installs anything in man3 are perl module pods being > converted. Any apps we have that happen to use the eclass also simply > don't generate man3 pages (or, if they do, it's in addition to any > inline pods, not in place of). Below patch is to disable the pod2man > generation and should have the quick, efficient effect of stopping 98% > of our collision protects in perl. Let me know if you have any > thoughts, probably will commit this tomorrow if I don't hear anything. > > ~mike
Isn't there a more elegant way than preventing pod being converted to man pages? I personally don't `man` my modules, so I won't suffer from it, but maybe someone out there does? (otherwise, why is pod2man even being invoked?). Just my $.02... --Yuval -- gentoo-perl@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-perl] Collision Protects Michael Cummings <mcummings@g.o>