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Re: The Future - Managing Modules

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on Jun 28, 2001 at 23:44 UTC ( [id://92433]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to The Future - Managing Modules

I'm confused - what benefit would this have? Just set up your @INC using use lib and you're fine ... right?

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Re: Re: The Future - Managing Modules
by John M. Dlugosz (Monsignor) on Jun 29, 2001 at 00:21 UTC
    No, the hook could dynamically download and install locally, or copy from a network location, the files. It could also be used for things like verifying signatures, or reporting which modules and versions were actually used (before shipping).

    Instead of die'ing when a use fails, it could automatically grab it from CPAN. Transparant use of distributed scripts!

    —John

      Ok. Now, my question then becomes why this needs to be a Perl hook and not just a module? Damian Conway is writing the craziest modules .....
        The hook allows such modules to be written.

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