Bug 432177

Summary: Please do not depend on perl devel packages
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot>
Component: perl-GlibAssignee: Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Nicolas Mailhot 2008-02-09 07:08:21 EST
Description of problem:

Somehow perl-Glib sets a dependency on perl(ExtUtils::MakeMaker)

That means any perl-Glib using app will pull the full perl devel stack
Please cut the dependency bloat

# rpm -e perl-ExtUtils-MakeMaker
	perl(ExtUtils::MakeMaker) is needed by (installed) perl-Glib-1.162-1.fc9.x86_64
Comment 1 Tom "spot" Callaway 2008-03-11 11:23:22 EDT
Like with perl-Gtk2, this is a real dependency:

Glib/MakeHelper.pm uses ExtUtils-MakeMaker.