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Dist::Zilla::Plugin::DualBuilders - Allows use of Module::Build and ExtUtils::MakeMaker in a dzil dist


  This document describes v1.001 of Dist::Zilla::Plugin::DualBuilders - released December 15, 2010 as part of Dist-Zilla-Plugin-DualBuilders.


This plugin allows you to specify ModuleBuild and MakeMaker in your Dist::Zilla dist.ini and select only one as your prereq. Normally, if this plugin is not loaded you will end up with both in your prereq list and this is obviously not what you want! Also, this will block both builders from running the testsuite twice.

        # In your dist.ini:
        [MakeMaker] ; or [MakeMaker::Awesome], will work too :)
        [DualBuilders] ; needs to be specified *AFTER* the builders



Sets your preferred builder. This builder will be the one added to the prereqs. Valid options are: "make" or "build".

The default is: build


This is a boolean value determining if we will block both testers from running the testsuite. If you have both builders loaded, you will run the testsuite twice! If you want this behavior, please set this value to false.

The default is: true


Please see those modules/websites for more information related to this module.


You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

  perldoc Dist::Zilla::Plugin::DualBuilders


The following websites have more information about this module, and may be of help to you. As always, in addition to those websites please use your favorite search engine to discover more resources.

Internet Relay Chat

You can get live help by using IRC ( Internet Relay Chat ). If you don't know what IRC is, please read this excellent guide: Please be courteous and patient when talking to us, as we might be busy or sleeping! You can join those networks/channels and get help:

Bugs / Feature Requests

Please report any bugs or feature requests by email to bug-dist-zilla-plugin-dualbuilders at, or through the web interface at I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.

Source Code

The code is open to the world, and available for you to hack on. Please feel free to browse it and play with it, or whatever. If you want to contribute patches, please send me a diff or prod me to pull from your repository :)

  git clone git://


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This software is copyright (c) 2010 by Apocalypse.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this distribution.

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