Perl Modules type (maybe?)

Ag. D. Hatzimanikas a.hatzim at gmail.com
Sat May 10 12:53:10 PDT 2008


On Sat, May 10, at 02:07 Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I see this on the Perl Modules page:
> 
> When reinstalling a Perl module, sometimes older versions of the
> module being reinstalled are in other directories specified in @INC.
> To delete all other versions of the module being reinstalled (not
> simply older ones) set the UNINST variable:
> 
> make install UNINST=1.
> 
> ==========================================
> 
> My question is:
> 
> Is the period (.) at the end of the command a typo or is it supposed
> to be like that?
>

Judging from the usual programming languages conventions, this seems
like a boolean option (1/0, true/false, etc...), so it looks like it is
safe to bet that the period is a typo.

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