[Bioperl-l] Regarding Bio::Root::Build, was Re: bioperl reorganization

George Hartzell hartzell at alerce.com
Mon Jul 20 04:15:45 UTC 2009

Chris Fields writes:
 > [...]
 > Prior to Module::Build the Makefile.PL we just looked for the  
 > dependencies and reported back if they were missing; installation of  
 > those modules was left up to the user. [...]

Chiming here a bit late to say that I really *like* it when we leave
installing the modules to the user.  I'd often rather install them via
e.g. the FreeBSD ports system instead of system, but how/why would
BioPerl ever know that?


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