[Melbourne-pm] No, really..

Alfie John alfiejohn at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 20:41:17 PST 2010

BTW: GitHub is down right now, so you might want to retry a bit later. See
their twitter status for more info:



On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 3:39 PM, Alfie John <alfiejohn at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey folks,
> Many, many modules :(
>> You know how Module::Install packages will prompt you "Do you want to
>> install these mandatory dependencies? [y]"? It's that.
>> I'm like, why yes, yes I do, but why for the love of god isn't there an
>> "a" option, meaning "yes, and do this for [A]ll in the future." :(
> I submitted a patch a while back on Perl5 Porters which did that exact
> feature. There was praise for it, but unfortunately wasn't accepted from
> bleed. The reasoning was I should have instead changed my cpan settings.
> WTF I know. I don't have any sway on P5P. But maybe somebody reading this
> can try again (looking at you *Paul* :)
> You can find the Perl5 Porters discussion here:
>   http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Mail/Message/perl5-porters/3779444
> And the patch here:
>   http://github.com/alfie/perl/tree/cpan_always
> Alfie
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