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Re: RFC: Deprecating Module::Build

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Leon Timmermans
May 24, 2013 14:57
Re: RFC: Deprecating Module::Build
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On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 1:42 PM, Steffen Mueller
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> The "nobody wants to maintain it" argument really doesn't cut it - if M::B
> is broken by Perl, a significant fraction of CPAN will explode. We'd have to
> fix it anyway. Furthermore, we should also expunge ExtUtils::MakeMaker while
> we're at it. It's not seen a lot of love either (despite the laudable claims
> of some).

I have been making that point for some years now: ExtUtils::MakeMaker
is just as undermaintained as Module::Build, but as others have
pointed out core actually depends on it. Bugs are stil getting fixed,
but new features are added at a glacial speed.


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