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From:
Andreas Koenig
Date:
June 2, 2013 08:20
Subject:
Re: RFC: Deprecating Module::Build
Message ID:
87fvx07wlz.fsf@k85.linux.bogus
Aristotle Pagaltzis <pagaltzis@gmx.de> writes:

>> cpan .
>
> No. That will install the distribution from the current directory.

Without an example distribution you are talking about I cannot really
see a big difference.

> Using `cpan --installdeps .` won’t. That will install the dependencies
> of the distribution *only*, but not the distribution itself.
>
> (Which, if it’s using cpanfile instead of Makefile.PL or Build.PL, may
> not be a distribution at all, but a Perl app with CPAN dependencies.)
>
>> >For that matter, though less importantly, does it have `cpanfile`
>> >support? How much had the index loading been optimised – does it
>> >download and parse fast enough to be unnoticeable even on modest
>> >machines, and does it fail to die when operating with limited RAM?
>> >The reduced default verbosity is only the most visible aspect of
>> >cpanm, and not unimportant, but far from primary.
>>
>> I think I would accept a patch for that.
>
> For what? I listed several things… you mean for all of them?

Well done patches have traditioanlly been accepted in CPAN.pm. Recently
somebody put it that way on p5p (recalling from memory): patches are
accepted on merit, they are not pre-authorized.

-- 
andreas

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