Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Think about Loose Coupling
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
This sounds like it would make life a lot easier for automation. I hacked together a build system a few weeks which used CPAN.pm to install modules which were specified in an xml file that had module name, author, and version. I hit several roadblocks when working with Module::Build based modules because I needed to use PREFIX functionality.

I ended up having my build system bootstrap a fresh perl installation, source a new profile, install a CPAN Config.pm, then prompt the user to re-run the build under the newly installed perl. It solved several problems with regards to the Module::Build issues, but had the downside of taking a long time to setup from scratch. On the plus side, to upgrade to a new module, all I had to do was update the version in the xml file, and run 'build --module module_name'. No modules to download and add to the source repository.

Here's a snippet of the build config file:

<cpan> <module name="Apache2::AuthCookie" path="M/MS/MSCHOUT/" version="3 +.08"/> <module name="CGI" path="L/LD/LDS/" version="3.08"/> <module name="BerkeleyDB" path="P/PM/PMQS/" version="0.26"/> </cpan>

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

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others making s'mores by the fire in the courtyard of the Monastery: (14)
    As of 2015-07-03 08:18 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      The top three priorities of my open tasks are (in descending order of likelihood to be worked on) ...









      Results (49 votes), past polls