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Re^5: Adding a class to a module - Can Module::Starter or Dist::Zilla help?

by mascip (Pilgrim)
on Aug 13, 2012 at 19:24 UTC ( #987188=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Adding a class to a module - Can Module::Starter or Dist::Zilla help?
in thread Adding a class to a module - Can Module::Starter or Dist::Zilla help?

I found that i could use the --plugin=Module::Starter::Smart argument, to use the plugin. Now it works properly.

I still don't know why the configuration line's plugin: Module::Starter::Smart didn't work previously. While all the others worked properly.

Edit: Well, i get it now. I can use one plugin or the other, but not both, as they inherit from the same class (Module::Starter::Simple). So, Module::Starter::PBP and Module::Starter::Smart won't work simultaneously.
Well... They will, if i cheat. I just changed Module/Starter/Smart.pm, so that it inherits from Module::Starter::PBP, instead of Module::Starter::Simple. It works !

Is there any way to make a cleaner solution, from this dirty one?


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Re^6: Adding a class to a module - Can Module::Starter or Dist::Zilla help?
by mascip (Pilgrim) on Aug 14, 2012 at 09:53 UTC

    Ok, i found my solution for now. It also works when i do the opposite inheritance : when Module::Starter::PBP inherits from Module::Starter::Smart.

    So, i'll create my own plugin, maybe called Module::Starter::PBP::Perso. It will just be a copy-paste of Module::Starter::PBP, inheriting from MS-Smart instead of MS-Simple.

    And anyway, i'll have to read the source code and change little details in the module, in order to add the creation of the ./t/My/Example/Class/01_unit_test.t file, as well as ./t/lib My/Example/Class/Builder.pm. And i'll try to add my Log4perl configuration stuff at the same time.

    ~ ~ ~ I'm still curious on whether Dist::Zilla proposes something to do this.

Re^6: Adding a class to a module - Can Module::Starter or Dist::Zilla help?
by osirisgothra (Initiate) on Oct 27, 2014 at 16:44 UTC

    I appreciate this post immensely! I dont know if this helps to identify any additional issues, but local::lib can add confusion with this on top of use of multiple prefixes. Of course this means multiple module destinations, depending on "package" install or "manual" install. When I say "package" i mean stuff like apt, yum, rpm.. manual here refers to using cpan(p/m) and the like, which isn't what you would usually imagine.

    Furthermore, I never came across an initial install sequence that would result in ::Smart being used instead of ::Simple (without the --plugin argument, or script editing directly).

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