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  • I'm glad someone is coming out and saying it. I still don't [willingly] use M::B to this day because all of the bug/feature/change traffic on it makes me nervous. I know M::B is better than EU::MM. I know I should use it. But everytime I read about issues like this, I always head back to EU::MM because it just works for my needs, and I already have a level of predictibility with it. Add on top of that the fact that Catalyst switched from M::B to Module::Install and all of the app upgrade issues that came along with that , and I'm hating everything non EU::MM even more. Is it just me being paranoid, or is M::B still just too rough and in too much flux?
    • M:B still scares me as well.

      M:I saw an increase in the number of users recently, and the addition of a new project member (me) and so there's been changes to try and improve the "approachability" of M:I.

      This has resulted in some bugs that were previous hidden being exposed. It also doesn't have very many unit tests yet.

      But in general, M:I should be usable, and at this point I'm quite ok with it. I use it for around 60 distributions.

      Yes, I'm going to have to do some upgrading of all these 60 because errors i
    • I still don't [willingly] use M::B to this day because all of the bug/feature/change traffic on it makes me nervous.

      You should look at the code for MakeMaker sometime. I stopped using it after I had to understand it enough to write tests for the thing.

      I'm sorry if you (the general, non-specific pronoun) don't like my installer, but if you're going to punish me in test reports for using it, I think you (again, non-specific) ought to offer to maintain a comparable installer for me. It has to be at lea