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Re: RFC: Deprecating Module::Build

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Leon Timmermans
May 24, 2013 19:36
Re: RFC: Deprecating Module::Build
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On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 8:21 PM, Tatsuhiko Miyagawa <> wrote:
> Right now cpanm declares runtime dependencies to Module::Build (so
> long as you install from CPAN clients, including itself) and doesn't
> do special treatment to undeclared dependency to M::B like that.
> Do you think I should change it to not declare M::B as cpanm's own dep
> but auto-add Module::Build when Build.PL exists but configure_requires
> isn't properly set?

Before configure_requires people put that dependency in
build_requires, so you could also try to extract it from there.

> I'd love to get the slow tests fixed by then, although p5p isn't the
> right place to discuss about that.

Yeah, that's quite a headache with no obvious solution :-/


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