[Bioperl-l] Please do not commit without testing

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Fri Nov 24 17:46:49 EST 2006

Hilmar Lapp wrote:
> On Nov 24, 2006, at 5:08 PM, Sendu Bala wrote:
>> Hilmar Lapp wrote:
>>> Is it possible to add a file to the repository (at least temporarily)
>>> called README.Build or something that would contain those examples?
>>> I find myself saving your emails which I don't think is the most
>>> efficient way for me to have those bits handy when I'll need them.
>> Given that Makefile.PL is just a stub that prints a message about
>> Build.PL, I can just extend the message to include more tips?
> You could but that wouldn't substitute. Typing ./Build instead of make 
> is not too hard of a change to make; however, you don't want me to go 
> back and run perl Makefile.PL to get a quick refresher every time I want 
> to use a more advanced feature of the generated Build file, do you?

If you can remember at least that it is ./Build you need to do something 
with, it has lovely in-built help. It's entirely standard stuff so 
nothing to learn - just remember its there!

 > ./Build -h
No action '-h' defined, try running the 'help' action.


./Build help


./Build help test


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