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  • Hi, I notice the following in the MakeMaker docs (version 5.91_01): INSTALLDIRS set to perl site vendor PREFIX SITEPREFIX VENDORPREFIX INST_ARCHLIB INSTALLARCHLIB INSTALLSITEARCH INSTALLVENDORARCH ...
    Ken WilliamsKen Williams
    Nov 5, 2002 at 2:49 am
    Nov 9, 2002 at 12:42 am
  • Remember this post about MakeMaker and perls with spaces in the path name? http://archive.develooper.com/makemaker@perl.org/msg00181.html What version of MakeMaker were you using? I just noticed that ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 13, 2002 at 5:46 am
    Nov 14, 2002 at 5:34 pm
  • I've been receiving bug reports that 5.8.0's MakeMaker broke this style: perl Makefile.PL PREFIX=foo make test make install PREFIX=bar ie. configure and build the module in one prefix, but actually ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 26, 2002 at 10:12 am
    Nov 26, 2002 at 10:22 pm
  • Poking around in the 'dist' MakeMaker target, I figured out what the TO_UNIX macro does. Its a command to convert all the files in the module to Unix linefeeds just before its packed up into an ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 15, 2002 at 11:53 pm
    Nov 16, 2002 at 7:40 pm
  • ----- Forwarded message from "Craig A. Berry" <craigberry@mac.com ----- From: "Craig A. Berry" <craigberry@mac.com Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 22:06:45 -0600 To: Michael G Schwern <schwern@pobox.com ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 20, 2002 at 5:06 am
    Nov 20, 2002 at 8:09 am
  • We've just redone the manifypods system in the Unix parts of MakeMaker and I'm trying to figure out if I can get rid of the VMS part as well. As far as I can see the only thing really being done ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 13, 2002 at 10:31 am
    Nov 14, 2002 at 9:38 pm
  • For those who want/need to install a Perl app or extension without perturbing the default perl library tree. Possible reasons: 1. Disambiguating the existing libs from your libs (for testing perhaps) ...
    George SzynalGeorge Szynal
    Nov 1, 2002 at 7:15 pm
    Nov 7, 2002 at 11:27 pm
  • Hello, In ExtUtils::MM_Unix, in the sub pm_to_blib(), there is: -------------------------------8<---------------------------------- sub pm_to_blib { my $self = shift; my($autodir) = File::Spec- ...
    Soren ASoren A
    Nov 5, 2002 at 6:53 pm
    Nov 7, 2002 at 1:53 am
  • Hi Michael, I've put some of my CPAN modules into Subversion, the new source code management system to replace CVS, see http://subversion.tigris.org/ ...
    Blair ZajacBlair Zajac
    Nov 18, 2002 at 9:14 pm
    Nov 19, 2002 at 10:40 pm
  • Michael G Schwern wrote in reply to Craig Berry: ! b.) The attribute values printed to the ppd file are surrounded with ! double quotes per XML requirements, but there is no portable way to ! escape ...
    PprymmerPprymmer
    Nov 18, 2002 at 2:44 pm
    Nov 19, 2002 at 10:39 pm
  • ExtUtils-MakeMaker-6.05 uses the following regex: /^=(head|item|pod)\b/ But that matches =head, not =head[1-4]. Perhaps the following instead: /^=(head[1-4]|item|pod)\b/ - todd
    Todd C. MillerTodd C. Miller
    Nov 3, 2002 at 4:07 pm
    Nov 7, 2002 at 1:01 am
  • Big change. constants(), the method which contains the big list of macros and was repeated in almost all the MM_* modules, has been cleaned up and in order to clean it up I had to change some things. ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 25, 2002 at 7:40 am
    Dec 4, 2002 at 5:58 pm
  • [cc-ed to makemaker@perl.org] Hi Mike, thank you for your email. Mike Castle wrote: I'm still stuck with 5.6.1. But I'm upgrading to the latest EU::MM as I write this mail. That is very odd. I was ...
    Steffen MuellerSteffen Mueller
    Nov 27, 2002 at 10:15 am
    Nov 27, 2002 at 7:39 pm
  • I've added a .patch file to MakeMaker snapshots containing the date/time when the snapshot was made. Its just the ISO-8601 format modified to use - instead of : so its safe for CVS tags. MakeMaker ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 14, 2002 at 9:54 pm
    Nov 15, 2002 at 12:38 am
  • Module::Build generates a metadata file, META.yaml, which contains some basic information about the module that normally you'd have to grope around inside the code to look for. Name, version, ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 14, 2002 at 10:26 pm
    Nov 14, 2002 at 11:04 pm
  • This is driving me up the wall. The ppd target currently looks something like this: ppd: $(NOECHO) $(PERL) -e "print qq{<SOFTPKG NAME=\"$(DISTNAME)\" VERSION=\"6 ,05,0,0\" \n\t<TITLE ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 14, 2002 at 5:08 am
    Nov 14, 2002 at 8:53 pm
  • The illustration of the MakeMaker class hiearchy has been upgraded to better reflect reality. I added a lot of notes and better show the twisty maze of superclasses radiating out from the basic MM ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 13, 2002 at 12:45 am
    Nov 13, 2002 at 3:49 am
  • Hmmm. I'm trying to automate the installation of several modules (ok, all of CPAN). Many of these use ::prompt. Sometimes I do NOT want the defaults, but give it an answer. However, something like: ...
    Mike CastleMike Castle
    Nov 28, 2002 at 1:01 am
    Nov 28, 2002 at 7:42 pm
  • I'm trying to eliminate redundant code between MM_Unix and MM_MacOS and I'm noticing often the difference is MM_MacOS has to call to patternify() and macify() sometimes. Looking at those two routines ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 26, 2002 at 2:52 am
    Nov 26, 2002 at 3:10 am
  • Michael Schwern wrote in reply to one of my replies: !On Mon, Nov 18, 2002 at 09:44:05AM -0500, PPrymmer@factset.com wrote: ! !I figured out a portable way to escape double quotes inside ...
    PprymmerPprymmer
    Nov 19, 2002 at 10:12 pm
    Nov 19, 2002 at 10:42 pm
  • I noticed something funny. All over MakeMaker, the contents of $self- {MAKEFILE} are hardcoded into the Makefile. Why is there no $(MAKEFILE) macro? Does it mean something special? I see GNU make ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 15, 2002 at 7:40 am
    Nov 17, 2002 at 9:12 am
  • Trying to come up with a way to write cross-platform, shell safe perl one-liners was causing me to lose sleep. So I've given up one trying to write One Unified One Liner and instead took a page from ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 16, 2002 at 12:57 am
    Nov 17, 2002 at 4:33 am
  • Hi, I have some problems (again) building modules on Cygwin. (I'm using perl-5.8 right now and it may well be that it was already fixed in bleadperl. Well, the problem is that some modules which need ...
    Gerrit P . HaaseGerrit P . Haase
    Nov 5, 2002 at 4:52 pm
    Nov 7, 2002 at 1:39 am
  • Hello Again (vis-a-vis my recently-posted "self-intro"). I wrote that i had been "hacking on MakeMaker". To quell or alternately to amplify whatever consternation that statement might have ...
    Soren AndersenSoren Andersen
    Nov 4, 2002 at 11:54 pm
    Nov 7, 2002 at 1:30 am
  • Sorry, I left that part out... the install path is my home dir. perl Makefile.PL PREFIX=/users/sean/MathSystem/ make make install ..which errs when it tries to mkdir ...
    George SzynalGeorge Szynal
    Nov 1, 2002 at 2:33 am
    Nov 7, 2002 at 12:40 am
  • Talking with the Redhat folks about the PREFIX problem. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=78053 They suggested: How about adding DESTDIR support to MakeMaker instead? (Reference: ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 29, 2002 at 8:37 am
    Nov 29, 2002 at 8:37 am
  • MakeMaker has undergoing considerable refactoring in the last few weeks. Large amounts of code have been shuffled around in order to eliminate glaring redundancies. The worst, constants(), has just ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 25, 2002 at 7:12 am
    Nov 25, 2002 at 7:12 am
  • I just tried out the latest snapshots on Win98 and Cygwin98. With a smidge of patching to fix some stupid quoting and test number mistakes it worked just fine, manifypods and all. This is a Good ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 16, 2002 at 7:38 am
    Nov 16, 2002 at 7:38 am
  • Steven's manifypods patch gave me the motivation to finally do something I've been meaning to do since I took over MakeMaker. Namely to seperate out the generation of each make target into individual ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 16, 2002 at 2:25 am
    Nov 16, 2002 at 2:25 am
  • The find_perl() problem of Win9X not understanding 2 &1 has finally been solved in the latest development snapshot of MakeMaker. This was causing the spurious "File creation error" messages from ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 13, 2002 at 10:19 pm
    Nov 13, 2002 at 10:19 pm
  • My next target for cleanup is the find_perl() commands. Looking at all the various platform specific ones, it seems the only one that can't currently be unified is MM_VMS- find_perl. There's some ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 13, 2002 at 9:31 pm
    Nov 13, 2002 at 9:31 pm
  • A few new things: I've written up some patching guidelines. Nothing new, just got tired of repeating myself and figured they should be written down somewhere. ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 13, 2002 at 12:29 am
    Nov 13, 2002 at 12:29 am
  • Andreas has sent me copies of all the versions of MakeMaker from 5.42 (the version which came with 5.4.2(?)) all the way back to the first(?) release from Sept 9th, 1994 which predates the version in ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 8, 2002 at 4:44 am
    Nov 8, 2002 at 4:44 am
  • After being down for a long while, makemaker.org is back up and snapshots available. Everyone say thanks to Jeff Friedl! Anonymous CVS access is still down pending an inetd tweak. -- Michael G. ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Nov 6, 2002 at 11:49 pm
    Nov 6, 2002 at 11:49 pm
  • Hello, Let me introduce myself before my campaign of annoying questions commences ;-). My name is Soren Andersen and I've been using Perl, well or not, for almost 7 years. I have made myself a ...
    Soren AndersenSoren Andersen
    Nov 4, 2002 at 11:06 pm
    Nov 4, 2002 at 11:06 pm
  • Hello, Is it possible to post to this List which I am reading as if it were actually (only) a newsgroup, using the perl.org NNTP translation server? If this msg shows up, it means i have answered my ...
    Soren ASoren A
    Nov 4, 2002 at 10:18 pm
    Nov 4, 2002 at 10:18 pm
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