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Re: installhtml is unacceptably slow

January 10, 2012 12:32
Re: installhtml is unacceptably slow
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On 10 jan, 20:40, (Eric Brine) wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 11:39 AM, Nicholas Clark
> <>wrote:
> > # New Ticket Created by  Nicholas Clark
> > # Please include the string:  [perl #107866]
> > # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue.
> > # <URL:>
> > ./installhtml is now unacceptably slow.
> > Whilst the target install.html is marked as "experimental" on Unix*, it
> > seems that installhtml is part of the regular install target in the Win32
> > makefiles, so will be common.
> For each dristro installed using ActivePerl's package manager, HTML
> documentation is generated.

...and for each make (ExtUtils::MakeMaker) and each Build
(Module::Build) using ActivePerl, HTML documentation is generated.

> It's already a painfully slow step (especially
> if you realise you don't use these pages). I don't know if this
> "installhtml" is used to do this, but if so, any slowdown in it will affect
> a lot of people.

It will affect all People using ActiveState Perl. Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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