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Subject: Re: 0.0199709090 SET-ID help
From: Russ Allbery <rra @ stanford . edu>
Date: 14 Sep 1997 19:41:15 -0700
To: majordomo-workers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: Jason L Tibbitts III's message of 14 Sep 1997 21:09:48 -0500
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Jason L Tibbitts <tibbs@hpc.uh.edu> writes:

> I already use MakeMaker; it handles all of the complicated installation
> and lots of other things (like building the distributions I sent out).

Right.  :)

> Basically, I'm treating Majordomo as a perl extension, then adding hacks
> to support behavior that extensions don't normally give you (like
> executables and the postinstall target).  I'm also keeping the modules
> separate from where modules normally go, although in the end I suppose
> it doesn't matter.

*nod*  And I think this is the Right way to do it, too.

> But if you don't have Config.pm working, then you can't even build the
> MD5 module which you need to run Majordomo.  I really don't see the
> point of the objection.

Neither do I.  It's SOP for Perl modules.

-- 
Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)         <URL:http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>


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