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February 12, 2001 06:51
Re: Auto-install (was autoloaded...)
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Bart Lateur wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Feb 2001 21:18:55 +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
>  * Archive::Tar is part of the Perl 5.6.0 distributions for Win32
> (Activestate and IndigoPerl)
>  * And I'd like the normal module distributions on CPAN to still work.
> Those are all .tar.gz.

I actually don't believe the modules already on CPAN will work directly,
since they'll probably have to go through p52p6 translation. And I don't see
any problem in supporting the old approach to installing modules, since it's
mainly manual and requires almost no support from the programs.

- Branden

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