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

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gmx.net
Thu Nov 16 10:17:23 EST 2006


Sounds great to me. -hilmar

On Nov 16, 2006, at 2:55 AM, Sendu Bala wrote:

>> Ok, so the current plan is:
>> # 1.5.2 keeps old Makefile.PL and gains HEAD's META.yml
> Also,
> # 1.5.2 gains Build.PL (and ModuleBuildBioperl.pm) so that people who
> read the docs on the website/elsewhere (which will be updated to  
> explain
>   the new Build.PL system) don't get confused when that doesn't work,
> for wide testing, and to get people used to it for the next  
> release. The
> old Makefile.PL will have 2 changes: Brians bug-fix and a little  
> message
> pointing out that Build.PL is now the preferred installation  
> system, but
> Makefile.PL still works.
>
>
>> # CVS core gets a Makefile.PL stub telling you to use Build.PL
>> # CVS db, run, network stay with Makefile.PL until after final  
>> release
>> of 1.5.2, then move to Build.PL with Makefile.PL stub (because they
>> don't have a 1.5.2 branch)
>>
>> Is everyone happy with that, or are there further suggestions for
>> something better?

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