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Re: Module upgrades that move from XS to PP?

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Nick Ing-Simmons
October 6, 2003 09:03
Re: Module upgrades that move from XS to PP?
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James.FitzGibbon <> writes:
>The best solution I can see right now is to ensure that all old files of a
>distribution are deleted prior to overlaying the new module into sitelib, but
>this requires that an accurate list of all files installed in the past be
>available, which isn't always the case.

The .packlist file is pretty good these days.

>I don't see any simple solution to this other than to be extra vigilant when
>upgrading, and hoping that the module author points out this subtle gotcha in
>the ChangeLog of their module.

Another option would be for a module which lost its XS to still
insist it was installed in archlib. 

>Any thoughts to the contrary are welcome.

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