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From: Christopher H. Laco
March 26, 2005 19:23
Message ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
>> Switch to Module::Build anyway.
> 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?
I missed create_readme. Sorry bout that.
Thanks for the push in direction. Time to try converting some dists.