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Craig A. Berry
June 14, 2008 21:26
Re: [patch@33919] Module build changes for VMS
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At 2:03 AM -0500 5/30/08, Ken Williams wrote:
>On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 10:13 PM, Craig A. Berry
><> wrote:
>> I think it's important that we not apply any more
>> patches for M::B to blead until we get things synched up -- the merge
>> will just get worse if we put it off.
>I would prefer to not apply any more M::B patches to blead unless
>they're integrating from the canonical M::B code.

I think that's the plan.

> Sometimes the
>bleadkeepers are more responsive than I am, though, so that's likely
>why patches are routed there first sometimes...

Or sometimes people have an itch to scratch that spans module
boundaries or don't know or don't remember to put changes in the
module's RT queue first.

The only two changes to Module::Build in blead since the beginning of 2008 are:

The first one is already in M::B trunk and the second may not be
applicable any more (not sure).

I've now at long last put my revision of John's patch in the RT queue here:

The primary change from what he submitted was to make it against M::B
trunk instead of blead.  The other thing was that it didn't seem to
me we should need to know in or which make utility
is in use since that should only be relevant if running in
compatibility mode, so I moved those bits to

Craig A. Berry

"... getting out of a sonnet is much more
 difficult than getting in."
                 Brad Leithauser

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