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jm
Date:
November 23, 2004 09:54
Subject:
Re: Restarting MakeMaker development
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20041123175341.9AD36590103@radish.jmason.org
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bronek42@gmail.com writes:
> On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 09:09:25 +0100, Johan Vromans <jvromans@squirrel.nl> wrote:
> > Michael G Schwern <schwern@pobox.com> writes:
> > > On Tue, Nov 23, 2004 at 08:35:18AM +0100, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> > >> > I thought MakeMaker was dead.
> > >> Who told you? It is not.
> > > Me, sort of. :)
> > > Its not dead, just doomed.
> > Wouldn't it then be better to concentrate on pushing Module::Builder
> > instead?
> 
> Not really...  EU::MM is very popular and just simply works for most cases.
> Would be nice to have a new release, containing patches which now rot
> in MM's rt.cpan.org queue.

I took a look at Module::Builder a while back, and noted that it
didn't yet support the equivalent of

    perl Makefile.PL PREFIX=$HOME

to install into non-/usr locations.  That's a requirement for SpamAssassin
at least.  Has that been fixed?

- --j.
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