Bug#505185: ITP: libweakref-perl -- API to the Perl weak references - Debian

This is a discussion on Bug#505185: ITP: libweakref-perl -- API to the Perl weak references - Debian ; Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Charles Plessy Package name : libweakref-perl Version : 0.01 Upstream Author : Tuomas J. Lukka URL : http://search.cpan.org/dist/WeakRef/ License : Same as Perl Programming Lang: Perl, C Description : API to the Perl weak references ...

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  1. Bug#505185: ITP: libweakref-perl -- API to the Perl weak references

    Package: wnpp
    Severity: wishlist
    Owner: Charles Plessy

    Package name : libweakref-perl
    Version : 0.01
    Upstream Author : Tuomas J. Lukka
    URL : http://search.cpan.org/dist/WeakRef/
    License : Same as Perl
    Programming Lang: Perl, C
    Description : API to the Perl weak references

    A patch to Perl 5.005_55 by the author implements a core API for weak
    references. This module is a Perl-level interface to that API, allowing
    weak references to be created in Perl.

  2. Bug#505185: ITP: libweakref-perl -- API to the Perl weak references

    Le Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 02:30:54PM +0100, Dominique Dumont a écrit :
    > Charles Plessy writes:
    >
    > > This is a dependancy of libace-perl (ITP #468760), which is a dependancy of
    > > BioPerl.
    > >
    > > Is the Debian Perl group interested in hosting this package? Otherwise we will
    > > host it in Debian Med.

    >
    > WeakRef is obsolete.
    >
    > The weaken and isweak functions are now provided by Scalar::Util which
    > is part of core perl since perl 5.007003.
    >
    > Debian Med programmers should change "use WeakRef" to something like
    > "use Scalar::Util qw/weaken/".


    Thanks for the hint, I will contact Upstream about this issue.

    Have a nice day,

    --
    Charles Plessy
    Debian Med packaging team,
    Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan



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