[Catalyst] RFC: Makefile warning in catalyst apps

Ash Berlin ash_cpan at firemirror.com
Tue Jul 28 08:55:45 GMT 2009

On 28 Jul 2009, at 09:27, Devin Austin wrote:

> okay, I got this right this time.
> What are everyone's thoughts on including a warning and forced  
> confirmation when a user  goes to "make install" an application, be  
> it downloaded from cpan or elsewhere?
> Something like, "you are running make install, are you REALLY sure  
> you want to install this application system wide?  If you aren't  
> sure, then CTRL + C.", or, make reallywantoinstall, etc.
> Thoughts?

If the module is on CPAN, then this option would be *really* annoying  
- if some one has gone to the trouble of cpanning the module and you  
did 'cpan Mojomojo' i think the intention is pretty clear?

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