On 19/abr/2004, at 19:13, Sherm Pendley wrote:
> On Apr 19, 2004, at 1:38 PM, Pedro Melo Cunha wrote:
>> On 19/abr/2004, at 18:27, Sherm Pendley wrote:
>>> I'm thinking about a "Fat Camel" release as well, which would bundle=20=
>>> the latest Perl (5.8.4), a CB built against it, and several of the=20=
>>> more useful and/or troublesome CPAN modules - Mac::Carbon, DBI,=20
>>> DBD::mysql, and a bunch of XML/XSLT modules. Y'all think there might=20=
>>> be an audience for that?
>> Sherm, clarification: does this mean a downloadable version of=20
>> CamelBones library for endusers with a private copy of Perl?
> No, that wouldn't be practical; a given copy of the framework only=20
> works against the Perl it was configured for. If (for example) I've=20
> configured the "Fat Camel" to use a Perl installed in /usr/local, and=20=
> you've installed yours in /opt, my framework wouldn't be able to find=20=
> your libperl. Depending on the Perl version and configuration options=20=
> you chose when building it, chances are good it wouldn't be able to=20
> use your libperl even if it *could* find it.
> What I'm thinking of is a complete trouble-free prepackaged binary=20
> installation of *everything*. The latest Perl, a CamelBones framework=20=
> that's configured and built to use it, and a bunch of modules. It=20
> would probably weigh in at ~15MB - hence the "Fat Camel" name.
> Looking back at the traffic on macosx@... list, it seems that=20
> nearly half the messages there relate to building a new Perl and/or=20
> installing one of a handful of troublesome modules. The same problems=20=
> keep cropping up over and over. Obviously, not everyone would need or=20=
> want a "Fat Camel" release, but I think that for some folks it would=20=
> be *very* useful.
I would use it. It's much more trouble free to distribute my CamelBones=20=
Apps that way.
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