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Id: 99829
Status: resolved
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Queue: onto-perl

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Broken in: 1.42
Fixed in: 1.43



Subject: Do not use PREREQ_FATAL=>1
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In ONTO-PERL-1.42/Makefile.PL PREREQ_FATAL=>1 is specified. Using PREREQ_FATAL is generally a bad idea, because it prevents installers like CPAN.pm to automatically install all required dependencies. The ExtUtils::MakeMaker documentation says about this parameter: It is extremely rare to have to use "PREREQ_FATAL". Its use by module authors is strongly discouraged and should never be used lightly. Best is to remove this flag completely.


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