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From:
Christopher H. Laco
Date:
March 26, 2005 19:15
Subject:
Re: Test::META
Message ID:
42462533.80907@chrislaco.com
Michael G Schwern wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 26, 2005 at 07:52:45PM -0500, Christopher H. Laco wrote:
> 
>>Well, unless I missed something [likely], to add things after the module 
>>is created or updated. Changing requirements, recommends, and 
>>build_requires for starters. Sometimes no_index when new modules are 
>>added to dists. Changing from the default one create with:
>>
>># http://module-build.sourceforge.net/META-spec.html
>>#XXXXXXX This is a prototype!!!  It will change in the future!!! XXXXX#
>>
>>to the more clean/proper YAML 1.0...
> 
> 
> MakeMaker has very rudimentary META.yml support and is unlikely to
> improve in the future.
> 
> Module::Build, OTOH, can handle all this for you automatically.
> build_requires, recommends, etc... so if you like META.yml, switch to
> Module::Build.
> 
> Switch to Module::Build anyway.
> 
> 

Reading.......reading...........reading...reading......done.
Still doesn't help with the no_index problem, but it looks interesting.

Can dispatch($action, %args) be used to simulate dist => PREP to autogen 
the pod2text README?

-=Chris

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