December 2013 Archives

Installing The Whole Enchilada From Pinto

Several Pinto users have asked how to install all the modules in any given stack within their repository. At first, my response was to create a Task module that declared all the dependencies you need, and let your installer unwind the dependencies from there. Or better still, organize your app itself into a CPAN-style distribution with the dependencies declared in a META file, and then stick it into your Pinto repository.

But not everyone was thrilled about those ideas. Some folks just want to stash stuff in the repository and then say "install it all". And now you can! Read on to learn more...

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