in reply to Production Environments and "Foreign" Code
I've used a lot of CPAN modules in production code. CPAN is probably the primary reason I use perl for most of my work since it enables me to build quality apps quickly. Not using CPAN is... foolish :-)
The important thing is to have some sort of process. My general rules when using other peoples modules are:
I've only very occasionally had problems. Some of the non-upward compatable changes made to Class::DBI being the only ones that ever caused serious hassles - and that was because somebody else ignored the last point above :-/
Hope this helps.
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Re: Re: Production Environments and "Foreign" Code
by PodMaster (Abbot) on Mar 12, 2003 at 15:04 UTC