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Subject: Permit add() method to accept multiple modules and versions
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IMHO, the interface to the add() method is flawed. It only allows you to associate one module name and one version number with a given tar.gz file. But any non-trivial tar.gz will contain several modules, each with potentially different version numbers. mcpani[1] work around this limitation by calling add() several times for each module that it finds in the .tar.gz (either by --all-in-meta or by --discover-packages). But this needlessly copies the .tar.gz file into the same location for each and every module. And the interaction just looks wrong. I propose that the add() method should accept multiple modules and version numbers (perhaps as a {module => version} hashref). I suspect this could be wedged in without breaking the current interface. Wudyathink?


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