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Nicholas Clark
September 2, 2009 11:12
Re: a plan for ext/
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On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 02:54:36PM +0100, Gerard Goossen wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 04:46:56PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> > [...]
> > 
> > 4: Add support for directories in ext/ that don't have Makefile.PL
> > 
> > For now I was just thinking of "faking up" a Makefile.PL to avoid needing
> > to create lots of near-identical instances, that all differ from their CPAN
> > counterparts, because they need to special-case MAN3PODS for the core.
> > Logically this could be extended to also support Build.PL, but I'm not sure
> > what in core that would benefit.
> Adding "INSTALLMAN3DIR=none" to the Makefile.PL arguments in make_ext make
> setting the MAN3POD in the Makefile.PL superfluous. And then they could be kept identical to 
> their CPAN version.

I forgot to say thanks for this, as you were right, and it did simplify things
a lot.

Nicholas Clark

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