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Subject: Default to writing to MyConfig, not Config
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2010 10:45:55 -0400
To: bug-CPAN <bug-CPAN [...] rt.cpan.org>
From: David Golden <xdaveg [...] gmail.com>
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---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Andreas J. Koenig <andreas.koenig.7os6VVqR@franz.ak.mind.de>
>>>>> On Sun, 25 Oct 2009 17:16:11 -0400, David Golden <xdaveg@gmail.com> said:
 > Andreas -- what do you think about eliminating the possibility of  > using CPAN::Config in the Perl installation for user configuration?  > It's hard to consistently explain where CPAN configuration gets stored  > depending on whether a user is running a system perl or a locally  > installed perl or has run "sudo cpan" or whatever.  > Could we make CPAN::MyConfig be the default for *writing* a config?  > Even if CPAN::Config is where the original config was read from? Yes, this seems a clever solution to me.


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