cpan App-cpanminus 0.99_07

latest releases: 1.7047, 1.7046, 1.7045...
pre-release14 years ago

  • Bootstrap local::lib directory in ~/perl5 for the first run
  • Bootstrap ExtUtils::MakeMaker, ExtUtils::Install and Module::Build in the first run
  • Support --local-lib|-l option to specify which path to set local::lib dir
  • Added PERL_CPANM_OPT command line option to add global command line options
  • Support curl fallback (squeeky, gfx)
  • Improved the installation success message to indicate it is a new, upgrade
    or reinstall of the distribution
  • Improved the error message in configure failure
  • Fall back to embedded HTTP::Lite when any of LWP/wget/curl is unavailable
  • Support piping module/dist for cpanm command, like cat module_list | cpanm
  • Added --skip-installed option which makes cpanm behave like cpan
  • Documented how to upgrade cpanm itself

[Developer fixes]

  • Remove LWP::Simple and switch to LWP::UserAgent
  • Create a temp file first when to generate standalone executable (gfx)
  • cpanm (without argument) will output a shorten help
  • Changed the NO_LWP env var to --no-lwp option
  • Improved the permission check to also check sitebin directory
  • Added --author option to Makefile.PL to generate cpanm from git repo (gfx)
  • Introduced $depth parameter when installing dependencies. Unused in any places yet

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