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Re: A wishlist for CPAN

On Tue, 04 Mar 2008 11:22:36 -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:

> * No interactive prompting from Makefile.PL or other parts of the build
>   system without corresponding (and documented!) ways of setting the same
>   parameters automatically.

* Similar: no network access needed for building and testing (or an
  easy and documented way to turn network tests off).

* Please don't ship generated Makefiles etc.

* Don't use conditions in tests that test for the existence of author
  specic files or settings (" unless -d '.svn'" or "unless $username eq


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