[Pdx-pm] Build vs. MakeMaker

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Sun Feb 13 22:03:06 PST 2005

>>>>> "Keith" == Keith Lofstrom <keithl at kl-ic.com> writes:

Keith> Still learning about building apps.  Apparently MakeMaker is passe,
Keith> and the New Thing is Module::Build .  OTOH, MakeMaker always works
Keith> with most Perl installations, while Build may not be fully rolled
Keith> out yet.  OTGH, it apparently is possible to hack things so that
Keith> the first thing Makefile.pl does is install Build.

Module::Build is still in mid-alpha, early beta.  Not ready for
prime time.  Give it another six months or so.

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