[Catalyst] [RFC] Catalyst::ConfigLoader -- load a config from various formats

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Thu Jan 26 17:36:18 CET 2006

On Thu, Jan 26, 2006 at 10:43:16AM -0500, Perrin Harkins wrote:
> Matt S Trout wrote:
> >If you can think of a better way that allows all apps on the system to get
> >the main version except those that specifically
> >
> >use YAML::Frozen::039;
> You're trying to allow for multiple versions of the same module on the 
> same system?  Why?  Isn't it enough for people to be able to install the 
> right one?

NO! Other apps might depend on the latest YAML. I'm not willing to break
them just to fix mine. We're talking about production quality deployments
here - just fixing a version is fine for a dev box but useless otherwise.

> The main thing that doesn't support installing a specific version 
> (AFAIK) is the CPAN shell.  That could be changed.  And bundles could be 
> changed to allow specific versions to be required.

CPAN shell can install a specific dist just fine. That's not the point.

     Matt S Trout       Offering custom development, consultancy and support
  Technical Director    contracts for Catalyst, DBIx::Class and BAST. Contact
Shadowcat Systems Ltd.  mst (at) shadowcatsystems.co.uk for more information

 + Help us build a better perl ORM: http://dbix-class.shadowcatsystems.co.uk/ +

More information about the Catalyst mailing list