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Re: rfc: skip_index in META.yml

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Graham Barr
May 1, 2003 00:18
Re: rfc: skip_index in META.yml
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On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 03:28:58PM -0500, Ken Williams wrote:
> Hi Autrijus,
> Recently Module::Build added the ability to do the indexing itself, so 
> that it generates a listing like the following directly in the META.yml:

> Does this listing eliminate the need for the 'skip_index' entry?  I'm 
> hoping so.

IMO, no.

> The only snag I can see is that and PAUSE may have 
> different ideas about what kinds of things should be indexed.  PAUSE is 
> only really interested in stuff that provides modules, i.e. .pm files.  
> is probably interested in more than that.

Right. search scans all files for POD so it will still need to scan
the dist. So I think we still need the skip_index option


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