Re: Error message 'Global symbol "$VAR1" requires explicit package name' with newer M::B
Julian Mehnle <julian <at> mehnle.net>
2006-12-04 18:35:09 GMT
Ken Williams wrote:
> On Dec 3, 2006, at 3:42 PM, Julian Mehnle wrote:
> > So, does anyone have an idea what should be done about this issue?
> > Or, more precisely, is there some work-around that I can apply in the
> > "Build.PL" files that I distribute with my modules?
> As far as I can guess, Eric's theory is the most probable: the user
> started building this package, stopped and waited a few months,
> upgraded M::B in the meantime, and went back to the build.
That's extremely unlikely given that the error message occurred multiple
times with the CPAN automatic testing service, and at least once with a
user manually building said package of mine only one day after I had
> Or perhaps he's got a strange version of Data::Dumper?
Is it likely that this occurs with CPANTS in the first place? Unfortuna-
tely, CPANTS doesn't tell the Data::Dumper version it is using...