perl-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: resolving Apache::Test vs. Apache::test collision
Date Thu, 22 May 2003 23:52:19 GMT
Randy Kobes wrote:
> On Thu, 22 May 2003, Randy Kobes wrote:
>>On Thu, 22 May 2003, Stas Bekman wrote:
>>[ ... ]
>>>It'd be very helpful if somebody could do a bit of processing
>>>of CPAN and figure who uses Apache::test and compile a list of
>>>their email addresses.
>>Here's a list of packages that have Apache::test in their
>>Makefile.PL PREREQ_PMs, or otherwise require by some means
>>Apache::test - this was extracted from some indices used in our
>>CPAN search engine, so may be incomplete.
> [ ... ] 
> Just to add to that - this list was those packages that
> explicitly mention Apache::test in their Makefile.PLs as being
> needed to build. There may be other packages that use
> Apache::test but specify it indirectly via something like, eg,
> mod_perl => 1 or Apache::src in the PREREQ_PM, since Apache::test
> would be included in the distribution containing these modules.
> To get an accurate list of those that explicitly use Apache::test
> one would have to go through and build all packages that use
> mod_perl (I could put together a list of those), for which
> there's about 124. Perhaps just mailing all these authors would
> be simplest, and let them decide if the change would affect them.

Fantastic, Randy! There are very few as expected.

Can we simply grep for Apache::test in all files (not only Makefile.PL) and 
then 'find . |grep Apache/' to exclude those who bundle the package?

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

To unsubscribe, e-mail:
For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message