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From: Jarry <mr.jarry@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] ~40 new perl-related ebuilds, why???
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 16:23:15
Message-Id: 4CA4B8E6.3090206@gmail.com
Now this really scared me:

I just updated portage tree and checked if there are some updates
to install. To my surprise a huge list came with ~40 new ebuilds:

  # emerge --pretend --update --deep --newuse world

These are the packages that would be merged, in order:

Calculating dependencies... done!
[ebuild  N    ] net-misc/curl-7.20.0-r2  USE="idn ipv6 ssl -ares -gnutls 
-kerberos -ldap -libssh2 -nss -test"
[ebuild  N    ] dev-perl/Net-SSLeay-1.36
[ebuild  N    ] dev-perl/Net-LibIDN-0.12
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/Scalar-List-Utils-1.23
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/libnet-1.22  USE="-sasl"
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/MIME-Base64-3.08
[ebuild  N    ] dev-perl/YAML-Tiny-1.41
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/Test-Harness-3.17
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/Package-Constants-0.02
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/Compress-Raw-Bzip2-2.024
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/Compress-Raw-Zlib-2.024
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/ExtUtils-CBuilder-0.27.03
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-Scalar-List-Utils-1.23
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-libnet-1.22
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-MIME-Base64-3.08
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-ExtUtils-CBuilder-0.27.03
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-Test-Harness-3.17
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-Package-Constants-0.02
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2-2.024
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-Compress-Raw-Zlib-2.024
[ebuild  N    ] dev-perl/IO-Socket-SSL-1.33  USE="idn"
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/digest-base-1.16
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/IO-Compress-2.024
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/ExtUtils-ParseXS-2.22.05
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-digest-base-1.16
[ebuild  N    ] dev-perl/Net-SMTP-SSL-1.01
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-IO-Compress-2.024
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-ExtUtils-ParseXS-2.22.05
[ebuild  N    ] dev-perl/Digest-SHA1-2.12
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/Digest-MD5-2.39
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/IO-Zlib-1.10
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-Digest-MD5-2.39
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-IO-Zlib-1.10
[ebuild  N    ] dev-perl/Digest-HMAC-1.01-r1
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/Archive-Tar-1.54
[ebuild  N    ] dev-perl/Authen-SASL-2.12  USE="-kerberos"
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-Archive-Tar-1.54
[ebuild  N    ] perl-core/Module-Build-0.36.07
[ebuild  N    ] virtual/perl-Module-Build-0.36.07
[ebuild  N    ] dev-perl/Error-0.17.016  USE="-test"
[ebuild  N    ] dev-vcs/git-1.7.2.2  USE="blksha1 curl iconv perl 
threads webdav -bash-completion -cgi -cvs -doc -emacs -gtk (-ppcsha1) 
-subversion -tk -xinetd"
[ebuild     U ] sys-devel/gettext-0.18.1.1-r1 [0.17-r1] USE="git%*"
[ebuild     U ] sys-libs/e2fsprogs-libs-1.41.12 [1.41.11]
[ebuild     U ] sys-fs/e2fsprogs-1.41.12 [1.41.11]

What happened since yesterday, why suddenly so many ebuilds want
to be newly installed? I checked changelogs for gettext, e2fsprogs
and e2fsprogs-libs but did not find any clue about what caused
all this perl-stuff to be pulled up. Can someone explain it to me?

Jarry

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Re: [gentoo-user] ~40 new perl-related ebuilds, why??? Willie Wong <wwong@××××××××××××××.EDU>