[Catalyst] RFC: no make install on catalyst apps
ash_cpan at firemirror.com
Tue Jul 28 13:56:50 GMT 2009
On 28 Jul 2009, at 14:48, Jeremiah C. Foster wrote:
> O HAI!
> The debian-perl team has built packages for Catalyst to allow debian
> users easy installation and quality assurance. The addition of the
> proposed installation code in Catalyst would break current apps and
> would most likely be removed by debian / ubuntu because it
> fundamentally interferes with a user's stated wishes. When a user
> calls "aptitude install catalyst" they explicitly want catalyst
> installed and not a message saying "are you sure you want to install
> Personally, I greatly prefer the UNIX philosophy of "silence equals
> success," and would not welcome any notification around installation.
To clarify, Devin was not talking about installing Catalyst itself,
but an app written with catalyst (say Angerwhale or Mojomojo.) But the
same principle applies.
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