On 2014-03-19 07:21, Dmitry Smirnov wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Mar 2014 06:52:56 Niels Thykier wrote:
>> Why is "perl" needed rather than "perl-base" (which is essential).  The
>> patch seems to be using none of the modules from perl or perl-modules
> Good point. It's just that dependencies on "perl-base" are so rare probably 
> because ${perl:Depends} never expands as "perl-base" but only as "perl".
> I'll update dependency to "perl-base". I think it should be just enough.
> Thanks.

Actually, you should probably just drop the dependency, since perl-base
is essential (and therefore causes a lintian error if you depend on it
without version).


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