[Bioperl-l] Optional dependency handling, devs please read

Stefan Kirov stefan.kirov at bms.com
Tue Nov 21 13:24:39 EST 2006


Sendu Bala wrote:
> Stefan Kirov wrote:
>> Sendu,
>> This is not a problem - see
>> prerequisites_policy ask/follow
>> options for CPAN config.
>
> That does not apply to the situation I describe. The follow policy 
> applies to required modules when installing with CPAN. I am talking 
> about installing modules that are /not/ required when using CPAN and 
> even when /not/ using CPAN to do an installation.
>
Sorry, I did not get that.... I personally do not run make often and 
would guess this to be case for most people as well.
Stefan


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