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Re^2: Module Development

by petdance (Parson)
on Feb 19, 2005 at 06:37 UTC ( #432656=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Module Development
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h2xs is terrible for creating the standard module directory structure, because that's all it does, and it doesn't create tests in the current best format. That's why I created Module::Starter.

You should use h2xs ONLY if you're using XS.


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Re^3: Module Development
by TheDamian (Priest) on Feb 19, 2005 at 07:59 UTC

    Indeed. h2xs was certainly best practice back when it was the only tool available. But if I were writing "Object Oriented Perl" today, I'd definitely be recommending Module::Starter instead.

    And, in fact, in the book I am writing today ("Perl Best Practices") I do recommend Module::Starter.



      May I ask when the tenative release date is?

        We're aiming for late July or the first week of August (i.e. launching it at OSCON).

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