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Bug 771996 - dev-perl/rename-1.900.0: development continued by another author; current version has bugs; indicated homepage is 404
Summary: dev-perl/rename-1.900.0: development continued by another author; current ver...
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Perl team
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Reported: 2021-02-22 00:28 UTC by Alexey Mishustin
Modified: 2021-02-22 00:58 UTC (History)
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Description Alexey Mishustin 2021-02-22 00:28:03 UTC
Hi.

Inspired by the Forum thread https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-8578140.html#8578140.

Development of this package is continued by the author RMBARKER under the name "File-Rename". https://metacpan.org/pod/distribution/File-Rename/rename.PL

RMBARKER says that the old rename has bugs: "The original rename did not check for the existence of target filenames, so had to be used with care." (at the end of the metacpan page that I linked above)

The homepage indicated on "Gentoo Packages" is 404.

There is an ebuild for File-Rename (not the last version) in src_prepare-overlay.