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Jarkko Hietaniemi
July 31, 2001 11:58
Re: perl@11523
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On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 02:45:08PM -0400, John Peacock wrote:
> Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> > 
> > You might want to try out the new Configure feature of being able to
> > specify extra modules to be built and installed.  The modules can be
> > specified in Configure command line -Dextras="Foo Bar::Zog", or when
> > run interactively, and they will be fetched and installed by
> > 
> So now, all I need to do is write a script to walk through the 
> existing perllocal.pod and grab one instance of each locally installed
> module and then pass that as a list to Configure.  OR, should I patch
> Configure to do that for me when I type -Dextras=perllocal???

I don't Configure should do such things automatically.
(How would it know which perllocal to scan?)
But an external script, sure.  (You might also consider using to do the scanning.)

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