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Re: Pod::Abstract 0.19 generating warnings on 5.11.3

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From:
Nicholas Clark
Date:
December 23, 2009 09:11
Subject:
Re: Pod::Abstract 0.19 generating warnings on 5.11.3
Message ID:
20091223171124.GE2582@plum.flirble.org
On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 06:56:12PM +0200, Gabor Szabo wrote:
> While trying to build Pod::Abstract  0.19
> http://search.cpan.org/~blilburne/Pod-Abstract-0.19/
> on perl 5.11.3 I got the following warning:
> 
> UNIVERSAL->import is deprecated and will be removed in a future perl
> at ..../perl/lib/site_perl/5.11.3/Pod/Abstract/Path.pm line 7
> 
> The module installs but then another module fails its test as it
> checks it STDERR and now it
> has unexpected output on it.
> 
> Do I understand correctly that best course of action is to notify the
> author of Pod::Abstract ask him to stop importing the
> functions from UNIVERSAL ?

Yes. It would be very useful if you could do this. I'm not sure what
the exact fix needs to be in this case.

Nicholas Clark

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