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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-apreq-2/build
Date Tue, 11 Nov 2003 05:41:47 GMT
Randy Kobes <> writes:

> The Win32 section does use some parts of,
> which is very nice - one thing I'll work on is getting the
> top-level Makefile.PL to have not so many Win32 branches.

We should try to keep OS conditionals out of
META.yml, which is a static file in the release package, 
needs a list of prereqs that are OS independent.

> One thing though I'd like to perhaps keep is that, if
> Apache-Test and/or mod_perl isn't found, one could offer to
> install them via ppm, without having to quit.

+1- I'm hoping that someday CPAN will be able to do figure 
that out right from the META.yml file, so the prereqs can be
installed by before libapreq2 is even downloaded.

Joe Schaefer

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