[Edinburgh-pm] CPAN application installation in practice
robrwo at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 08:55:19 PDT 2007
There are some general "how to write a CPAN-style distribution" documents
going around, but I don't know how well they cover applications
There are some generic File::* modules that will tell you where things like
configuration files or home directories live in a sort-of OS-independent
manner (some are not well-named on CPAN, for example, the
FreeDesktop.org-related modules.). Others will help you to manipulate
things like permissions in a simularly sort-of OS-independent manner.
The Perl module-authors mailing list may be a good place to ask:
On 13/06/07, Nick Woolley <nickwoolley at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
I don't suppose anyone has any pointers or books they could lend me that
> explains how to write CPAN-style module distrbutions which do things
> like that? It doesn't seem to be something directly supported by the
> framework I'm using, Module::Build.
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