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From: Ethan Mallove (Ethan.Mallove_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-17 10:45:14


Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) wrote On 07/17/06 10:13,:
> It might be ok to adapt the module to try to "include" it (vs. requiring
> it) and if it's not there, fail over.
>
> Make sense?

Do you mean adapt Perfbase.pm fail over if it can't find LWP::UserAgent? Or
adapt LWP::UserAgent to failover if it can't find HTML::HeadParser (which I
think needs Parser.so). Or both?

>
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: mtt-users-bounces_at_[hidden]
>>[mailto:mtt-users-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Ethan Mallove
>>Sent: Monday, July 17, 2006 9:46 AM
>>To: mtt-users_at_[hidden]
>>Subject: [MTT users] adding LWP::UserAgent to MTT repository
>>
>>I thought it would be nice to not require users to have
>>LWP::UserAgent installed
>> (like we don't require them to have Config::IniFiles - it's
>>part of the MTT
>>repository), since LWP::UserAgent isn't listed as a standard module
>>(https://www.linuxnotes.net/perlcd/prog/ch32_01.htm).
>>However, LWP::UserAgent
>>uses a platform dependent binary called Parser.so which makes
>>the addition of
>>LWP::UserAgent to the repos slightly more involved. E.g.,
>>putting Parser.so in
>>sparc, i386, etc. directories and getting UserAgent to look
>>for them in the
>>right place. For now, LWP::UserAgent can be put in a
>>centralized location that
>>the PERLLIB env var can point to.
>>
>>-Ethan
>>
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