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Re: Packaging LedgerSMB for Arch Linux

On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 10:23 AM, Benedict White
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> I'm just in the process of packaging LedgerSMB 1.4.0-b5 for Arch Linux. There seem to be a large number
> of unsupported Perl dependencies.

  Unsupported in what way?  In Arch?   In they are not already in Arch
itself, and not already in AUR;  how easy is it to to them added to
the AUR repository or however else they have can be made available?

   When I was working to getting LedgerSMB into Debian, there were
only a few dependencies there were not already in Debian and it wasn't
too hard to get those in...

> Can someone tell me what the perl Makefile.pl command does in a practical sense?

     The debian packaging just uses the resulting Makefile  to get the
final form of things like man pages, but uses debian packaging
specific functionality to set up the install paths.

Robert J. Clay