[Catalyst] Re: FormFu missing Moose::Role

Carl Franks fireartist at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 13:55:55 GMT 2011

On 12 September 2011 14:33, Aristotle Pagaltzis <pagaltzis at gmx.de> wrote:
> * Carl Franks <fireartist at gmail.com> [2011-09-12 15:15]:
>> Something must have gone wrong during the installation of
>> Moose, as we depend on Moose and Moose::Role is part of that
>> package.
> You’re Doing It Wrong then.
> You should always declare a dependency on every single module you
> `use`, not just on the “main” module of the distributions that
> you ended up installing, because dependency resolution follows
> modules, not distros.
> If you have done it right, then if any upstream distros get split
> or combined (cf. LWP for a recent case), you won’t have to fix a
> thing: the CPAN client will figure out the set of distros it has
> to install, for you, automatically, by itself.
> Don’t try to manually do the dependency solver’s work for it. You
> can only do a worse job of it.

That entirely makes sense.
I've updated our Makefile.PL to list all previously implicit or core prereqs.


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