Main Inclusion Report for libnumber-compare-perl


  1. Availability: libnumber-compare-perl; available for all supported architectures or some subset ? All

  2. Rationale:

  3. Security:

    • CVE entries: None

    • Secunia history: None

    • Any binaries running as root or suid/sgid ? No Any daemons ? No
    • Network activity: does it open any port ? No Does it handle incoming network data ? No
    • Does it directly (not through a library) process binary (video, audio, etc) or structured (PDF, etc) data ? No
    • Any source code review performed ? (The approver will do a quick and shallow check.) No
  4. Quality assurance:

    • In what situations does the package not work out of the box without configuration ? None
    • Does the package ask any debconf questions higher than priority 'medium' ? No
    • Debian bugs: (mention any that are particularly relevant, and any showstoppers) None

    • Maintenance in Debian is calm.

    • Upstream is calm maybe dead, although the package only contains one relatively simple Perl module. Only one release dating back to 25 October 2002, but Richard Clamp, the developer, is active in the Perl community and maintains other Perl libraries.

    • Upstream bug tracker: (mention any particularly relevant or critical) No bugs.

    • Hardware: Does this package deal with hardware and if so how exotic is it ? No
    • Is there a test suite in the upstream source or packaging ? Yes Is it enabled to run in the build ? Yes
  5. Standards compliance:

  6. Dependencies:

    • Perl
    • Are these all in main ? Yes
  7. Background information:

    • The general purpose and context of the package should be clear from the package's debian/control file. If it isn't then please explain.
    • What do upstream call this software ? Number::Compare Has it had different names in the past ? No


MIR bug: 261869

Author Asommer; reviewers will add comments etc. too

MainInclusionReportLibnumberComparePerl (last edited 2008-08-27 15:19:11 by cOn75)