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Pod detection in Makefile.PL #193

oalders opened this Issue Apr 9, 2012 · 2 comments

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oalders commented Apr 9, 2012

Here's an interesting case. I'll use the metacpan-web link to illustrate the point:

The API returns:

This raises the questions of how much we really care about Pod in Makefile.PL and also a related issue of indexing Makefile.PL:

I think this issue was raised elsewhere, but it makes sense to refer to it in this context.

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monken commented Apr 9, 2012

So what's the problem here? That the Pod producer doesn't ignore =for cmt?
Or that the Makefile is indexed in the first place? I find it quite useful that documentation in the Makefile.PL is listed on the /release page. However, linking to the same file for the first few results in definitely a problem. But not easy to fix, since there is no index file for pod only files (i.e. without a package declaration).

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We are going to stop indexing Makefile.PL's so this ticket isn't relevant

@ranguard ranguard closed this Nov 13, 2014
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