[blfs-dev] A patch proposal
zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Tue Aug 6 17:55:56 PDT 2013
On Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 07:16:46PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> I'm generally OK with it, but we need to come up with a strategy for the
> Perl modules. I generally use cpan -i <Module1::Name> for those and we
> don't want that repeated in every section. There are 13 separate
> modules listed and it seems like it would make for 13 very short pages.
> I'm not sure that's appropriate.
> -- Bruce
Installing from cpan is great if what you want to do is pull in the
dependencies automatically. I've done it myself, on occasion. But
I think most LFS users are sufficiently anal to want to know what is
pulled in - for that, running the commands by hand is the way to go,
is it not ?
Also, what is wrong with short ? 8-)
Maybe a "perl-modules chapter page" could note that people can use
CPAN, and then link to the individual modules - each of those would
show 'perl Makefile.PL' or whatever the command is, and note if
there is a testsuite.
das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce
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