[Pdx-pm] Austin's $VERSION trick
david at kineticode.com
Fri Jul 15 15:28:33 PDT 2005
On Jul 15, 2005, at 2:26 PM, chromatic wrote:
> Yes, including cycling through @INC and all. I'm not an optimization
> nut, but avoiding unnecessary disk access is good.
> If you set $VERSION, you can use the VERSION method.
Right, that's what I have Bricolage doing:
require Bric; our $VERSION = Bric->VERSION;
>> And either way, this won't fix those implementations (such as
>> search.cpan.org) that don't evaluate *any* perl code when searching
>> for the version number...
> True. My distributions include a META.yml file, though. Is this not
No, I think that that probably is enough. But I don't have a solution
have the version number hard coded in every module, too. Whenever I
have a new version, I execute a script to update it:
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