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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Frankly the more I read about weird problems with Module::Build the more my gut tells me "Just use ExtUtils::MakeMaker".

    What advantage do *you* get by using Module::Build?
    • What advantage do *you* get by using Module::Build?

      The fact that he still cares to release software is the advantage.

      Like Ovid, I prefer to use modules with comprehendable documentation, decent APIs, and a hope of maintenance. I've yet to see a single person who's complained about my use of Module::Build take up my offer to let him or her write and maintain parallel MakeMaker code for me.

      I don't support my code on Win32 because it's just too painful to develop there (and likewise, it's been years s