Bug 606025 - don't require perl
Summary: don't require perl
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: linux-atm
Version: 14
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Woodhouse
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-06-20 01:12 UTC by Matthias Clasen
Modified: 2012-08-16 18:05 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2012-08-16 18:05:02 UTC

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Description Matthias Clasen 2010-06-20 01:12:26 UTC
The linux-atm package requires perl, which makes it one of the few packages dragging perl onto the livecd. I can see no reason for this dependency, the package installs no perl scripts and nothing that even looks like perl. This must be a false positive of the rpm find-requires machinery, I guess.

Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2010-06-21 14:06:43 UTC
It turns out the perl dependency gets added for the 
host2ans.pl and pdf2e164.pl files in /usr/share/doc

Possible ways out here are:

- Remove the shebang lines from these files
- Don't include them
- Split them off in a -doc subpackage

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2010-07-30 12:10:53 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 14 development cycle.
Changing version to '14'.

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