Default assets for CPAN installed web apps

Matt S Trout dbix-class at
Mon Mar 10 21:34:56 GMT 2008

On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 12:54:01PM +0000, Simon Wistow wrote:
> I want to be able to bundle a set up templates and images up with my 
> CPAN module and have them installed somewhere.
> Then, on set up the images can be copied from there to the local web app 
> directory and the template path can be set to be ['.', $central_dir ]
> I seem to remember File::ShareDir could do this but the examples for how 
> to set it up are all for Module::Install not Module::Build.

That's because Module::Build is broken so none of the involved people will
use it.

See the long, long thread we already had about that for why it's broken,
but basically you'd be more likely to get a "how to switch to a non-broken
installer" howto than one for using modern tools with M::B.

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