Monthly Archives: August 2009

MYMETA.yml in the wild

I've recently released a development snapshot of Module::Build 0.35_01. This release implements MYMETA.yml. MYMETA.yml is just like META.yml, in that it follows the CPAN Meta Spec, but whereas META.yml is generated by the distribution author at packaging time, MYMETA.yml is generated by the end user at configure time after any dynamic dependencies are known. This […]

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Module::Build 0.35 released

I have just released the new major-version release of Module::Build. Many thanks to those who contributed bug reports and patches. Changes in the new release:

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Call for proposals: CPAN META Spec

The CPAN META Spec is the basis for the META.yml metadata files included in most modern CPAN distributions. Since the spec was last updated two years ago, there have been suggestions in many forums for how it could be improved in clarity or functionality, but nothing has been done. To move from ideas to implementation, […]

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Release candidates: Module::Build and ExtUtils::ParseXS

I've released what I hope are the last development versions of Module::Build and ExtUtils::ParseXS before the next major release. Module::Build 0.34_06 ExtUtils::ParseXS 2.20_05 If you use or depends on these modules, please try the new versions and report any bugs to rt.cpan.org.

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Module::Build and custom install_path fixes

I just attempted a fix for the preservation of custom install_paths on resume() in Module::Build (RT#41166). This required a fairly sweeping change to calculation of install paths. If you do custom install_path work using Module::Build or set your own custom install path configuration, please test from the Module::Build svn trunk: http://svn.perl.org/modules/Module-Build/trunk Old way: Generate default […]

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