[Bioperl-l] Automatically accepting defaults for `perl Build.PL`

Sendu Bala bix at sendu.me.uk
Mon Jan 7 17:37:36 EST 2008


Scott Cain wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I was wanting to implement this myself (and probably still will,
> assuming it's not already there...) but I am not a Module::Build guru.
> Here's what I'd like to do: add a parameter that I can add when evoking
> perl Build.PL so that the default answers will be used when it would
> normally ask me a question while running perl Build.PL, something like
> this:
> 
>   perl Build.PL --yes
> 
> Is this sort of thing already built into Module::Build and I can't see
> it?  Or can somebody suggest the best way of going about this?

You should ask on the Module::Build mailing list. If it already exists I 
don't think it is obvious, however.

If your question is BioPerl related, and you're looking for a fast way 
of installing BioPerl without the annoying questions, I'm sure I could 
hack something into ModuleBuildBioperl.pm


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