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Re^3: MakeMaker tailoring

by randyk (Parson)
on Jan 24, 2008 at 16:25 UTC ( #664066=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: MakeMaker tailoring
in thread MakeMaker tailoring

In this case, would something like the following work?
package main; use strict; use warnings; use ExtUtils::MakeMaker qw( WriteMakefile ); my $parms = { NAME => 'Module::Name', }; WriteMakefile( %$parms ); package MY; sub postamble { return <<'MAKE_FRAG'; new_target: $(PERL) -e "print qq{Hello from new_target\n}" MAKE_FRAG } sub top_targets { my $inherited = shift->SUPER::top_targets(@_); $inherited =~ s/(\npure_all\s+::.+)/$1 new_target/; return $inherited; } 1;
This adds a new new_target target, which is then carried out at the nmake stage, without having to specify nmake new_target explicitly.

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Re^4: MakeMaker tailoring
by cdarke (Prior) on Jan 24, 2008 at 19:57 UTC
    Excellent! That works! I didn't know about top_target, many thanks.
Re^4: MakeMaker tailoring
by roboticus (Chancellor) on Jan 24, 2008 at 22:24 UTC

    Nice ++ you just saved me the trouble of learning MakeMaker for another month or two... ;^)


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