[Pdx-pm] Module::*, installing more than just modules?

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Fri Sep 24 17:11:14 CDT 2004

>>>>> "Austin" == Austin Schutz <tex at off.org> writes:

Austin> 	However, the available modules, e.g. Module::Install,
Austin> Module::Build don't seem to include (or not in a way that's
Austin> obvious to me) a method for doing the actual "building" of the
Austin> application itself.  For scripts (perl and otherwise), that
Austin> typically means adding the #!  path at the top of the
Austin> scripts. While 'Build' happily installs whatever is under
Austin> scripts/, it doesn't appear to actually do anything to the
Austin> scripts themselves.

That's too bad.  ExtUtils::MakeMaker makes a makefile that correctly
mangles a "#! ... perl" into whatever is needed on that system.
So that says that Module::Build is a step backwards.

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