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A while back I started a crapstorm on the qa list about maintaining META.yml which led to a Module::Build vs. ExtUtils::MakeMaker debate and a rant by Schwern.

For me at least, M::B just has better support for maintaining the various information in META.yml moreso than in E::MM. My beef with using the 'traditional' option is that it puts optional modules into the Makefile PREREQ_PM making them build requirements (as apposed to just requirement for test running).

Which leads to the whole debate of if a passing 'make test' is a requirement of a 'successful build', then why aren't the tests just run at the end of 'make' or 'Build'.

But I digress...


In reply to Re: Module::Build users -- please use the "traditional" create_makefile_pl option by jk2addict
in thread Module::Build users -- please use the "traditional" create_makefile_pl option by perrin

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