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May 26, 2002 23:20
Re: Module::Build design plans
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>>>>> On Mon, 27 May 2002 14:51:54 +1000, Ken Williams <> said:

  > On Thursday, May 23, 2002, at 07:20  PM, Andreas J. Koenig wrote:
 >>> On Thu, 23 May 2002, Ken Williams wrote:
 >>>> Schwern said:
 >>>>> I'm not quite sure I get this one.  What's writing the YAML?
 >>>> It would be written by YAML as part of the 'make dist' ('Build dist',
 >>>> actually), from options given in the Build.PL file.
 >> Not the Makefile.PL?

  > It could be written by either the Makefile.PL or the Build.PL,
  > depending on whether EU::MM or Module::Build is running the build/dist
  > process.  I probably won't contribute the necessary EU::MM code
  > myself, but it would be fairly simple for someone with enough
  > understanding of the MM guts and enough time to do it.  I've got
  > Module::Build code for it already.

Ah, OK. I wasn't aware that Build.PL is a replacement for the
Makefile.PL. I had the impression, you want to have an additional


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