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From: Jarkko Hietaniemi
July 31, 2001 11:58
Message ID: 20010731135808.R120@chaos.wustl.edu
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 CPAN.pm.
> 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
CPAN.pm to do the scanning.)
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