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From:
Chris 'BinGOs' Williams
Date:
October 1, 2012 01:52
Subject:
Re: Taking CPANPLUS out of core
Message ID:
20121001085209.GA17805@klanker.bingosnet.co.uk
On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 10:06:10PM -0400, David Golden wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 4:46 PM, Chris 'BinGOs' Williams
> <chris@bingosnet.co.uk> wrote:
> >
> > run() has not relied on IPC::Run on MSWin32 since version 0.72, when
> > I got buffer capturing to finally work with IPC::Open3 on MSWin32.
> 
> Hooray!  I didn't realize that.  Even more reason for it to stay in.
> 
> Could IPC::Run be dropped entirely as an optional dependency? Does
> that gain/lose anything?
> 

The IPC::Cmd code seems to imply that IPC::Open3 won't work on VMS.
(confirmed by Craig in another email in this thread).

But IPC::Run does(?). Perhaps that's one of the reasons.

-- 
Chris Williams
aka BinGOs
PGP ID 0x4658671F
http://www.gumbynet.org.uk
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