separating tzdata and XML::Parser scriptlets
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Mar 3 09:36:06 PST 2013
Pierre Labastie wrote:
> Although Armin seems to think otherwise, tzdata and
> XML::Parser are not parts of respectively glibc and
> Perl. So, if doing package management, they should be
> packaged separately.
For many years, tzdata was embedded into glibc. It is really data for
glibc to use with the zic command installed with glibc. I don't think
it makes sense to separate this from glibc.
I really don't see the issue here that is different from the creation of
If needed we can create a new remap="" attribute or perhaps reuse
remap="make". However, what we have now works fine for me.
> This is the reason why I'd like to separate the tzdata scriptlet
> from that of glibc and same for XML::Parser.
I take no position on this as it only affects the systemd branch, but
BLFS does have many modules on the same page.
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