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Re: Test::META

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From:
Christopher H. Laco
Date:
March 26, 2005 19:23
Subject:
Re: Test::META
Message ID:
42462717.4060202@chrislaco.com
Christopher H. Laco wrote:
> 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
  I missed create_readme. Sorry bout that.
Thanks for the push in direction. Time to try converting some dists.

-=Chris

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