Bug 734244 - Perl autodeps are wrong
Summary: Perl autodeps are wrong
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm
Version: 15
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Panu Matilainen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-08-29 20:56 UTC by David Woodhouse
Modified: 2012-08-07 18:05 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-08-07 18:05:29 UTC

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Description David Woodhouse 2011-08-29 20:56:01 UTC
On packaging get_iplayer in rpmfusion, the autodeps include


get_iplayer is a single-file perl script which defines all four of those packages for itself. They are not external.

I suspect the rpm autodep script should make a list of 'package foo;' lines it sees in the file as it processes it, and filter those out from the results?

Test case:

$ cat >> foo.pl <<EOF
package Foo;
sub foo {
        print "hello";

package Bar;
use base 'Foo';
$ /usr/lib/rpm/perl.req foo.pl

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