This is a live mirror of the Perl 5 development currently hosted at https://github.com/perl/perl5
maint policy: Separate build/installation issues from test failures
authorSteve Hay <steve.m.hay@googlemail.com>
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:09:33 +0000 (13:09 +0000)
committerSteve Hay <steve.m.hay@googlemail.com>
Fri, 6 Mar 2015 08:15:57 +0000 (08:15 +0000)
Also clarify a what kind of build/installation "issue" we are referring to.

pod/perlpolicy.pod

index 645ad69..c4ee8f2 100644 (file)
@@ -280,13 +280,17 @@ upgrade from very old versions of perl to the latest version.
 
 =item *
 
+Patches that fix anything which prevents or seriously impacts the build
+or installation of perl.
+
+=item *
+
 Portability fixes, such as changes to Configure and the files in
 the hints/ folder.
 
 =item *
 
-Minimal patches that fix platform-specific test failures or build or
-installation issues.
+Minimal patches that fix platform-specific test failures.
 
 =item *