On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 08:31:25AM -0600, Ken Williams wrote: > My recommendation would be to not include the helper package in the two > core packages, and to just add it as a dependency. Even if CPAN were > changed in the way you suggest, it wouldn't work properly with people's > stock CPANs, and it seems bad for mod_perl to depend on a certain > version of CPAN. I agree with Ken. A dependency seems the best solution. Graham.