[Catalyst] RFC: new helper api

Marcus Ramberg marcus at nordaaker.com
Sun Jun 7 07:20:43 GMT 2009

2009/6/5 Francesc Romà i Frigolé <francesc.roma+catalyst at gmail.com>:
> 1) It should be possible to create an application with catalyst version X
> and then run the catalyst helper again on catalyst version < X  (assuming it
> doesn't use any feature of the newer version). Right now if an application
> has been created with Catalyst 5.8, running it with 5.7 is not just a matter
> of changing the line "use Catalyst::Runtime 5.80;"

This would mean that we could never use new features from newer
Runtime distributions in newer skeletons. That seems like a
restriction that would be counter-productive to me. If you want to
develop to target older Runtimes than the current one, I suggest using
matching -Devel helpers.


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