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From:
David E. Wheeler
Date:
June 1, 2013 00:19
Subject:
Re: RFC: Deprecating Module::Build
Message ID:
14FE6F9A-B5CD-4E1C-8749-842084ECD749@kineticode.com
On May 31, 2013, at 10:47 AM, David Golden <xdg@xdg.me> wrote:

>>  https://metacpan.org/release/Lucy
> 
> It requires Perl 5.8.3.  How did it ever build there before
> Module::Build was included in 5.10?

CPAN toolchain stuff, I guess. The code goes back many years; it used to be called KinoSearch.

> It probably required some manual
> effort.  It will require some manual effort again.

:-(

> 
> Such distributions may want to explore Module::Build bundling:
> https://metacpan.org/module/LEONT/Module-Build-0.4005/lib/Module/Build/Bundling.pod

Yeah, I guess that might be the best thing to do for such projects.

David


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