CPAN Modules - Extra Debugging v. Extra Dependencies
nick at ccl4.org
Wed Dec 26 09:50:14 GMT 2007
On Tue, Dec 25, 2007 at 10:56:21PM -0800, Jonathan Lloyd wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am in the process of preparing my first module for CPAN, and I have a
> hypothetic question for everyone: Would you rather download a module with a
> *few *extra dependencies in exchange for some improved debugging? Or would
> you rather have fewer dependencies with less debugging?
> But optionally, I can include some terrific debugging with:
> - XML::Handler::YAWriter
> - XML::Parser::PerlSAX
Can you have the best of both worlds by making the extra debugging
conditional on the modules being loaded? I'm assuming that in the non-error
(normal) case the debugging is never even generated.
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