r1965 - / trunk/BOOK/final-system/common

Chris Staub chris at beaker67.com
Tue Jul 11 09:21:25 PDT 2006


Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> 
> Just a quick thought from someone who used to hang out at some
> Perl ng's. The *Perl* convention is:
> 
> perl Makefile.PL
> make
> make test
> make install
> 
> That is how it is expected, and changing 'make test' to 'make check'
> doesn't help anyone. In fact, it actually sets a poor example, as
> READMEs and most all other Perl literature will say to use 'make test'.
> 

Ahhh, sorry, I had forgotten about the other perl modules (BTW I'm the 
one who actually made the change) and was only thinking about the base 
system.



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