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From:
Joshua Juran
Date:
February 24, 2006 17:14
Subject:
Re: Packaging Lamp (was: This Fortnight on perl5-porters (6-19 February 2006))
Message ID:
16CFB6EA-B8FE-40D1-9381-E528F170AF47@gmail.com
On Feb 24, 2006, at 7:03 PM, S├ębastien Aperghis-Tramoni wrote:

> Joshua Juran wrote:
>
>> I'm still trying to figure out how to
>> package the damn thing.  The process must be programmatic (not GUI-
>> driven) and preferably would use an open format, but after trying to
>> compile GNU tar I'm ready to just use (or say) StuffIt and be done
>> with it.  For now, at least.
>
> Maybe it's a stupid question, but if there's no resource fork
> to bundle, why not use Archive::Tar or Archive::Zip?

There are resource forks, but I have a MacBinary encoder to deal with  
that, so a unix archiver is fine.

Currently I'm only building miniperl, so IO::File isn't available  
(which explains some of the errors in the tests).  But I was able to  
use a core-modules-only tar from PPT after replacing IO::File method  
calls with the corresponding built-in operators (though that script  
doesn't create archives) so I may be able to hack one of the modules  
you suggested to work for me.  Archive::Tar looks like the safer bet.

Thanks for the tip.

Josh



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