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Re: Best Module Starter?

by pemungkah (Priest)
on Nov 09, 2007 at 23:14 UTC ( #650009=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Best Module Starter?

I too prefer Module::Starter. Here at Yahoo! we have some special things we need to do to get the code on our distribution server; with Module::Starter, it was easy enough to subclass the base class (actually I subclassed Module::Starter::PBP) and add in our special hooks in Makefile.PL and templates for other files we need for our distribution stuff.

brian's Template Toolkit approach is way nicer as far as building files goes, and it might be a very fruitful idea for someone to try cross-pollinating Module::Starter and Template Toolkit to see if it would make it even easier to customize.

I think for most people either Module::Starter or Module::Starter::PBP will be good enough to get going. If you find there are things that you simply cannot deal with as far as what's assumed as the default, then customizing is easy enough to do that you can at least consider doing it.

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Re^2: Best Module Starter?
by dynamo (Chaplain) on Nov 10, 2007 at 00:51 UTC
    I appreciate the bit of info that it's not hard to customize, as well as that Yahoo uses it at least a bit. I'm definintely going to try starting with Module::Starter::PBP and go from there.

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[marto]: more so than the previous show I saw
[Corion]: marto: Well, I think they go a tour every two years and I think it's hard to even get a connection with the crowd at a 20k people concert... But maybe after this time I'll stop too ;)
[Corion]: I still have to see the Pet Shop Boys live before they stop touring at all
[marto]: yeah, I think that as a group creatively they're done. I can understand how it'd be hard to stop the process, album/tour, album/tour, if that's pretty much all you've ever done :)
[marto]: Corion yes I saw them Pandemonium_Tour
[Corion]: marto: Yeah, and I doubt that they'll ever get back to something like Violator/Songs of Faith and Devotion - it would either alienate their "regular" crowd, or be "too much Violator" ;)
LanX needs to see Freddy Mercury'
[Corion]: marto: Yeah, I have that on DVD even, and I missed them last year because I was in London at the time ironically ;)
[marto]: put me in the mood to listen to this now :)
[Corion]: LanX: Well, grab a shovel :)

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