[Catalyst] catalyst.pl-generated installer installs MyApp/root in same dir as MyApp/lib/*?

Devin Austin devin.austin at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 18:04:53 GMT 2009

On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Tomas Doran <bobtfish at bobtfish.net> wrote:

> Robert Buels wrote:
>> So, if I understand rightly, shouldn't the MyApp/root be going into
>> blib/auto/MyApp/root instead of blib/MyApp/root ?
> The simple answer you're looking for is 'hysterical raisins'.
> I'm hoping that we'll move to using File::ShareDir for template for
> installed applications as well as the (Catalyst::Helper) helper files at
> some point in the future (Reaction is doing this already, I see no reason
> not to pull it back into core at some point).
> However most people don't actually install their applications (in a make
> install type way), and so this isn't so much of an issue for them...
> Cheers
> t0m
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We have a bit of code in the Helper section that looks for the stuff in the
distribution, as t0m has said, but it's untested, and not really implemented
yet tbh.  People *don't* really install their applications, although they
should, because a reasonable developer keeps their Makefile.PL up to date
and thus keeps application dependencies up to date.


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