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From:
Karen Etheridge
Date:
September 7, 2018 20:18
Subject:
Re: executable only Perl distributions & CPAN
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CAPJsHfAo7VusvDMBt3ekXVpCA_5YoMNtZf8g-8p53MEb_B9J7g@mail.gmail.com
On Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 12:59 PM, Diab Jerius <djerius@cpan.org> wrote:

>
> I see two options:
>
> 1.  Create an empty package which gets indexed; or
> 2.  Add an entry to the "provides" field mapping the distribution's
> "package" name (App::pltvectors) to the script file.
>

Option 1 is correct -- create an App::pltvectors module which is indexable
and installable.  However, it doesn't need to be an empty package -- not
only can it contain documentation for your script, but it could also
contain most of the functionality from the script as well, turning the
script into a wrapper that calls the module. That also allows others to
make use of the code in their own scripts.

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