[Catalyst] "Catalyst::Plugin::Authentication uses NEXT, which is deprecated."

Paul Makepeace paulm at paulm.com
Mon May 10 00:23:37 GMT 2010

On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 17:01, Florian Ragwitz <rafl at debian.org> wrote:
> On Sun, May 09, 2010 at 04:49:21PM -0700, Paul Makepeace wrote:
>> I'm puzzled with this warning since there's nothing I can see in the
>> docs of the latest version that suggests we should be using another
>> module (cf. Catalyst::Plugin::Authentication::Store::DBIC which is
>> very clear). What's the story here? What's the best course of action
>> for Catalyst authentication?
> Catalyst::Plugin::Authentication is what people are supposed to be
> using. It's not deprecated or anything.
> Also, the latest version of it doesn't use NEXT. If you made sure you
> really have the latest version installed, my guess would be that there's
> an older installed version somewhere else in @INC, shadowing the new
> one.

Ah, you're right, we have a local copy in our app (that I wrote! Duh)

> Running perl -MV=Catalyst::Plugin::Authentication will tell.

Hmm, how's this supposed to work?

$ perl -MV=Catalyst::Plugin::Authentication
Can't locate V.pm in @INC



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