pidl: Why do we provide and install perl(Parse::Yapp::Driver)

Andreas Schneider asn at
Thu Feb 27 05:41:43 MST 2014

On Thursday 27 February 2014 13:21:12 Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 01:04:02PM +0100, Andreas Schneider wrote:
> > why do we provide and install perl(Parse::Yapp::Driver)?
> > 
> > Can we remove it?
> (which is generated by yapp from idl.yp) uses it. If we don't ship
> Parse::Yapp::Driver, then everybody who uses the installed pidl
> needs to install yapp. This affects all OpenChange users building from
> source.
> > If no, can we add --with-perl-yapp to install it and the default is no to
> > use the system version?
> s/no/not/ ? I think it would be great if waf could try to find
> Parse::Yapp::Driver and not install it if it is already present on the
> system, possibly integrated with the --with-bundled flag.

Ok, I will check if it is installed in the system or you specify --without-

	-- andreas

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