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Re: The plan for ext/ and dual-life modules

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Rafael Garcia-Suarez
August 29, 2009 09:55
Re: The plan for ext/ and dual-life modules
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2009/8/29 Yuval Kogman <>:
> 2009/8/29 Rafael Garcia-Suarez <>:
>> +1 too. That might need fixes in Configure and the build systems.
>> (notably -Dnoextesions/-Donlyextensions, and the ability to drop CPAN
>> distributions in ext/ to have them built with perl)
> Could module interdependencies be resolved automatically using
> META.yml? I suppose's code could be reused for something like
> that (sort of like running `cpan .` but without using tarballs/the
> index, only build dirs)?

Configure doesn't handle interdependencies between extensions. I don't
see a big need for it, since the typical use anyway is to install perl
first, modules afterwards...

Or are you only talking about build ordering ?

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