[dancer-users] Recent Perl 5.8 compatibility breakage: mro

Warren Young warren at etr-usa.com
Mon Sep 15 20:07:13 BST 2014

On 9/15/2014 13:01, Warren Young wrote:
> A recent update to Dancer apparently introduced a requirement for the
> 'mro' module

Forgot to include the cpanm output:

# cpanm Dancer
--> Working on Dancer
Fetching http://www.cpan.org/authors/id/Y/YA/YANICK/Dancer-1.3129.tar.gz 
... OK
Configuring Dancer-1.3129 ... OK
==> Found dependencies: mro
skipping R/RJ/RJBS/perl-5.20.0.tar.gz
! Installing the dependencies failed: Module 'mro' is not installed
! Bailing out the installation for Dancer-1.3129.

# cpanm mro
skipping R/RJ/RJBS/perl-5.20.0.tar.gz

No, cpanm, please don't try to install Perl 5.20 on this old box.

Another thought: If there's a desire to push Dancer forward in terms of 
Perl support, is there a good reason not to keep it on the Dancer2 line? 
  Isn't Dancer1 supposed to be in maintenance mode primarily, nice and 

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