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From Adam Kennedy <>
Subject Re: RC5 really broke some stuff
Date Fri, 22 Apr 2005 06:05:24 GMT
It sounds like the appropriate time for some enterprising young 
developer to grab a copy of PPI and write an mp2_rename tool, to do a 
first pass of what you describe below automatically.


Adam K

Geoffrey Young wrote:
>>it sucks, completely.   i can't get my stuff to work under rc5
> I feel for you, but I really don't understand this at all.
> the changes required to move your codebase from rc4 to rc5 should be really,
> really minimal:
>   - doesn't exist any more, so remove it
>   - every Apache:: module now goes to Apache2::
>   - every constant goes from Apache:: to Apache2::Const
>   - Apache->request goes to Apache2::RequestUtil->request
>   - Apache->server goes to Apache2::ServerUtil->server
> that should really be about it, and it's all documented at
> I created a script to help me port my CPAN modules over to RC5, which took
> less than 10 minutes each (including running the tests on 2.0 and 2.1).
> you'll need to adjust it for the mp2 modules you use, but it should get you
> really close.  (normal caveats apply - I'm not responsible if it nukes your
> codebase, make sure you look at the code to see what it's doing, etc :)
> --Geoff

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