Hardest to install CPAN Module? was Re: easy introduction to perl
jesse at fsck.com
Sun Oct 7 00:15:28 BST 2007
i should note that I wouldn't do anything but blush and stammer if you claimed the same about Jifty :)
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From: Jesse Vincent <jesse at fsck.com>
Sent: 10-6-'07, 18:46
> On Oct 6, 2007, at 5:29 PM, Steve Mynott wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 06, 2007 at 09:33:40PM +0100, Peter Corlett typed:
> >> On 6 Oct 2007, at 20:15, Matt S Trout wrote:
> >> [...]
> >>> In fact, the same goes for Catalyst - if you're careful you can
> >>> get it
> >>> installed without needing to compile -anything- (and there's ways
> >>> and means
> >>> of installing your own copies of XS modules onto servers anyway,
> >>> just needs
> >>> a little bit of smarts applied).
> >> Umm, Catalyst is the archetype of hard-to-install CPAN modules.
> > Well I've not installed RT recently but the last time I did
> > (admittedly
> > years ago) it needed a specific subversion of DBD::mysql.
> That was true for a couple weeks a couple years ago when something
> > RT would be my candidate for hardest-to-install CPAN module.
> Also, RT isn't a CPAN module.
> > --
> > Steve Mynott <steve at tightrope.demon.co.uk>
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