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Id: 123005
Status: open
Priority: 0/
Queue: Scalar-List-Utils

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: tk [...]

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Subject: surprising installation path
Date: Sun, 10 Sep 2017 23:33:25 +0200
To: bug-Scalar-List-Utils [...]
From: Thomas Klausner <tk [...]>
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The package is called Scalar-List-Utils, but it installs into List/Util/ It'd probably be better if the two names match up, like for most other perl packages. Thomas
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It installs into List/, Scalar/, and Sub/ Just changing the name of the dist wouldn't improve the situation any. Splitting the dist would also lead to tons of problems. This dist has a long history, and many people expect it to have the current name. Also just on a technical level, splitting this dist would be challenging due to how it is structured internally.
Subject: Re: [ #123005] surprising installation path
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2017 12:51:38 +0200
To: Graham Knop via RT <bug-Scalar-List-Utils [...]>
From: Thomas Klausner <tk [...]>
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I was mostly talking about the .packlist file, which is installed in auto/List/Utils/.packlist. But since there is no actual Scalar/List/Util and for your other reasons, it's ok with me to just close this bug report. Thanks, Thomas

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