[Bioperl-l] "progress": useful changes vs. "shiny new thingie"

Brian Osborne bosborne11 at verizon.net
Wed Nov 15 20:43:32 EST 2006


If I'm understanding you correctly you're saying that someone checking out
bioperl-live, HEAD, would not see a Makefile.PL if we chose to use Build.PL,
yes? And there would be a Makefile.PL in the distributions, yes?

Brian O.

On 11/15/06 6:57 PM, "Sendu Bala" <bix at sendu.me.uk> wrote:

> Brian Osborne wrote:
>> Sendu,
>> This is not right. I just removed all the build stuff, Makefile* and Build*,
>> and did an update. There's no Makefile.PL, it's not part of the
>> distribution, there is Build.PL.
> As I mentioned in the other thread, Makefile.PL isn't in CVS, but it
> will be generated and included in distributions (ie. in .tar.gz file
> that you download from the website or via CPAN).
> As a CVS user you can generate one for yourself by:
> perl Build.PL
> ./Build manifest
> ./Build distmeta
> You should now have Makefile.PL on which you can do the usual stuff:
> perl Makefile.PL
> make
> make test
> make install

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