Re: Small PATCH: check of 2 Perl modules

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Victor Wagner <vitus(at)wagner(dot)pp(dot)ru>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Small PATCH: check of 2 Perl modules
Date: 2016-02-16 15:23:56
Message-ID: 20160216152356.GA765869@alvherre.pgsql
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Victor Wagner wrote:

> Not everyone have "standard perl installation" nowadays. Most Linux
> users, for example, use Perl package from the distrubution, and
> distributions love to strip down standard perl installation putting its
> parts into separate packages, some of which might be optional.
> For example, in Centos 6 it is part of perl-Test-Simple package. which
> might be not included into docker images or simular minimal systems for
> container-based deployment.

That's a good point ...

> So, it worth few lines of the to remind user that "Your
> perl installation is not standard enough".

... but I agree with the point upthread that this should wait to see
what happens with the CMake stuff, since this is not a newly introduced

Álvaro Herrera
PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services

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