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  • Aloah, while playing around with https://github.com/rehsack/File-ConfigDir-Install (attention: surreptitious advertising) and having the "missing out-of-the-box configure_requires before 5.14" ...
    Jens RehsackJens Rehsack
    Nov 23, 2014 at 3:54 pm
    Nov 24, 2014 at 7:30 am
  • I propose to hand Software::License over to the Perl-Toolchain-Gang org. Objections should be stated now. -- rjbs
    Ricardo SignesRicardo Signes
    Sep 26, 2014 at 1:31 am
    Sep 29, 2014 at 10:27 am
  • Last month I sent this message to the perl5-porters mailing list. I got no replies. Does anyone on this list have thoughts on this? ##### Two recently filed RT tickets .. ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Sep 14, 2014 at 12:22 pm
    Sep 16, 2014 at 10:51 pm
  • Chris, I see from http://search.cpan.org/dist/ExtUtils-Manifest/ that you are the most recent releasor of ExtUtils-Manifest. I have reviewed all remaining New or Open tickets for this distro at ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Aug 1, 2014 at 10:50 pm
    Aug 2, 2014 at 12:33 pm
  • root@caiman:/root(118)# ping search.cpan.org PING cpansearch.perl.org (207.171.7.49) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 207.171.7.49: icmp_seq=1 ttl=55 time=220 ms 64 bytes from 207.171.7.49 ...
    Juergen RoseJuergen Rose
    Jul 17, 2014 at 6:49 pm
    Jul 20, 2014 at 1:15 am
  • Q. Why would you want to do this? A. Because I am trying to adapt/modularize a program written by another developer which installs cpanm to a previously-cpanm-free environment for use in testing. I ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Jun 22, 2014 at 5:15 pm
    Jun 22, 2014 at 8:56 pm
  • If you grep CPAN you'll find a lot of ad-hoc ways of asking usespace if network testing is permitted. http://grep.cpan.me/?q=%28if|unless%29\s.%2BENV.*NET It seems wide spread enough that we may as ...
    Kent FredricKent Fredric
    Jun 11, 2014 at 12:56 pm
    Jun 12, 2014 at 7:29 am
  • Hi, I implemented the interpretation of PUREPERL_ONLY in C::AC as: equals 1 - don't XS (even don't prove) equals 0 - don't PP only (force XS, fail if cannot be proved) undefined - XS/PP depends on ...
    Jens RehsackJens Rehsack
    Jun 1, 2014 at 11:19 am
    Jun 11, 2014 at 11:40 am
  • Hi Andreas, FIFO brings some notes from Lyon up and went to scan :) So here it is
    Jens RehsackJens Rehsack
    Jun 1, 2014 at 11:12 am
    Jun 1, 2014 at 11:12 am
  • Back in March I installed 'perlbrew' on a new machine running Linux/Ubuntu 13.10 LTS. I was having problems and posted to this list. Kent Fredric gave me a suggestion that worked. However, today I ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    May 21, 2014 at 12:46 am
    May 21, 2014 at 12:27 pm
  • Apologies in advance if this is the wrong place to post. I am setting up a new machine with Linux/Ubuntu v13.10 -- the first time in nearly two years when I am using Linux as a desktop. I'm trying to ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Mar 22, 2014 at 3:31 pm
    Mar 22, 2014 at 7:40 pm
  • I've created a small tool to show old versions that are still indexed. It is available here: http://cpanold.chorny.net/ . You can see its output for me http://cpanold.chorny.net/?a=CHORNY . If you ...
    Alexandr CiorniiAlexandr Ciornii
    Mar 12, 2014 at 9:48 pm
    Mar 12, 2014 at 9:48 pm
  • Friends, Assuming no significant interference from the polar vortex, later this week I will be installing either FreeBSD or OpenBSD on a recent model Asus ultrabook computer. This will be the first ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Jan 20, 2014 at 1:07 am
    Jan 20, 2014 at 2:41 am
  • Hi, Pause seems to be down, can anyone help out? Cheers Leo
    Leo LapworthLeo Lapworth
    Jan 8, 2014 at 12:08 pm
    Jan 9, 2014 at 1:57 am
  • Is it possible to preserve the commit history of a tree of files as it moves out of one repository and into another? I have two use-cases to consider: one long-term, one short-term. I. Long-term: I ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Dec 22, 2013 at 2:51 pm
    Dec 30, 2013 at 2:13 am
  • I am writing to this list concerning a ticket in the Perl 5 bug queue, https://rt.perl.org/rt3//Ticket/Display.html?id=36539: Edge cases in "find_perl" algorithms. This ticket was filed in 2005 by ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Sep 7, 2013 at 12:40 pm
    Sep 7, 2013 at 5:59 pm
  • There is a decent chance that Module::Build will be removed from the core perl distribution in v5.22.0. That decision is being made now on perl5-porters ...
    Ricardo SignesRicardo Signes
    May 24, 2013 at 2:47 pm
    May 24, 2013 at 2:47 pm
  • tl;dr: non-unique distribution names are annoying and create a security hole on rt.cpan.org. Fixing it may not be trivial. ## Terminology and context ## By "distribution", I generally mean the unique ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Mar 13, 2013 at 9:31 pm
    Mar 20, 2013 at 3:13 am
  • We have a lot of serious problems because we lack a database of installed distributions, releases and files. There are serious problems with implementing one given A) the limitations of the standard ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 15, 2012 at 10:59 pm
    Jan 4, 2013 at 11:59 pm
  • Hi all, As a few of you may already know, I've been working on a new compilation and linking toolkit, called ExtUtils::Builder. It's intended as a replacement for ExtUtils::CBuilder ...
    Leon TimmermansLeon Timmermans
    Nov 20, 2012 at 1:11 am
    Nov 21, 2012 at 11:21 am
  • Hi, long time ago I wanted a ExtUtils::CBuilder successor. Leon started such a one, but it hasn't the features I needed for e.g. Proc::ProcessTable or Net::Radio::Location::SUPL::Test - so I started ...
    Jens RehsackJens Rehsack
    Nov 18, 2012 at 7:41 pm
    Nov 22, 2012 at 12:43 pm
  • Hi cpan-workers, Can any of you make soup from this report? I have no idea what's going on, specially because «relaunching the install just after now works». I don't even know if this is an issue ...
    Leon TimmermansLeon Timmermans
    Aug 13, 2012 at 12:28 pm
    Aug 13, 2012 at 5:08 pm
  • That shall not be done before I made some decisions, like how the install/run process will be done. This early adopter is primarily targeted to people who are Perl 5 developers _and_ packagers for ...
    Jens RehsackJens Rehsack
    Jul 13, 2012 at 2:02 pm
    Jul 13, 2012 at 2:02 pm
  • Hi, It looks like cpan.cu.be isn't responding on IPv6: telnet 2001:67c:314::feed:cafe 80 Trying 2001:67c:314::feed:cafe... I also notice that http://mirrors.cpan.org/ says it's fine -- maybe that ...
    David LeadbeaterDavid Leadbeater
    Apr 13, 2012 at 12:43 pm
    Apr 13, 2012 at 2:32 pm
  • CORBA-IDL on CPAN has package Attributes in one of modules, name similar to core module "attributes". Class-PObject has INTEGER, similar to "integer". They are included into CPAN index and CPAN shell ...
    Alexandr CiorniiAlexandr Ciornii
    Mar 31, 2012 at 8:50 pm
    Apr 4, 2012 at 8:02 pm
  • Hi, The CPAN mirrors map http://mirrors.cpan.org/map.html ... can now point to individual mirror sites : http://mirrors.cpan.org/map.html?SITE=cpan.develooper.com ... or countries ...
    Henk P. PenningHenk P. Penning
    Mar 22, 2012 at 10:38 am
    Mar 24, 2012 at 7:39 am
  • Hi workers, today (october 26), it is 0x10 years ago that CPAN was announced on comp.lang.perl by Jarkko Hietaniemi : http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.perl.announce/msg/fead47b2b9744f85 CPAN ...
    Henk P. PenningHenk P. Penning
    Oct 25, 2011 at 11:04 pm
    Oct 26, 2011 at 7:46 am
  • Hi, to follow-up on myself, the problem hinted at below is still with us. Below is just one example I looked at more closely ; there are many others like it. In the past three weeks there were 14185 ...
    Henk P. PenningHenk P. Penning
    Sep 30, 2011 at 6:59 pm
    Oct 1, 2011 at 4:45 am
  • FYI. Another case of files needing to be purged from PAUSE/CPAN/BackPAN. I'm not sure whether there should be a process for confirming "takedowns" or not. -- David ---------- Forwarded message ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Sep 16, 2011 at 10:42 am
    Sep 16, 2011 at 10:42 am
  • Hi, I'm using the git version of the rrr-client, at d8b56c9593924d4371ed747294a5c50e303ab187 from git://repo.or.cz/rersyncrecent.git The worker process that is spawned every couple of seconds uses ...
    Pedro MeloPedro Melo
    Sep 2, 2011 at 4:24 pm
    Sep 13, 2011 at 7:16 pm
  • Having built the dist, and got several users on varying platforms to install it and try building assorted pure perl and XS modules (including the whole of Task::Kensho), and having re-verified the ...
    Matt S TroutMatt S Trout
    Aug 5, 2011 at 1:10 pm
    Aug 5, 2011 at 1:10 pm
  • tl;dr: 6.58 can completely break, please test 6.58_01 to ensure that I didn't screw anything else up fixing it, I'll be shipping 6.59 at 1300 UTC if nobody reports any regressions from 6.58. EUMM ...
    Matt S TroutMatt S Trout
    Aug 5, 2011 at 12:21 am
    Aug 5, 2011 at 12:21 am
  • Hi people from cpan ! I need a help with this problem, I upload a module (Estante-Paypal) to pause, but I make a big mistake.. It's a code of my work. Are there anyway do remove from search.cpan.org ...
    Thiago RondonThiago Rondon
    Jul 27, 2011 at 6:28 am
    Jul 27, 2011 at 6:28 am
  • Hi cpan-workers, I've built a new "instant mirroring" client 'iim' ; see http://people.cs.uu.nl/henkp/iim/ for source, documetation etc, o iim starts mirroring CPAN right after start-up ; o if the ...
    Henk P. PenningHenk P. Penning
    Jun 16, 2011 at 8:03 am
    Jun 16, 2011 at 7:53 pm
  • Hi, I cleaned out all the dead links from the ports page, which is what we went live with, but the content is WAY out of date, it is also not in a easy to review format and a lot of it is just not ...
    Leo LapworthLeo Lapworth
    Mar 26, 2011 at 3:09 pm
    Mar 27, 2011 at 10:57 am
  • Hi everyone, CPAN got its first big update in a while: http://log.perl.org/2011/03/big-cpanorg-update.html - ask -- http://log.perl.org/ - http://askask.com/
    Ask Bjørn HansenAsk Bjørn Hansen
    Mar 20, 2011 at 9:12 am
    Mar 20, 2011 at 9:12 am
  • Hi everyone, Monday afternoon I swapped the temporary CPAN master mirror for the new server. The testing of the 'rrr' stuff is progressing; there are some more bits about how to test it on the wiki ...
    Ask Bjørn HansenAsk Bjørn Hansen
    Mar 15, 2011 at 10:53 am
    Mar 15, 2011 at 10:53 am
  • Hello, rt.cpan.org uses 02packages.details.txt and other files from mirrors to create required objects in RT. Lately a few authors reported that queues are not created for thier distributions, for ...
    Ruslan ZakirovRuslan Zakirov
    Mar 10, 2011 at 9:34 pm
    Mar 11, 2011 at 5:07 pm
  • Hi everyone, Currently about 450 mirrors are mirroring from FUnet; creating a huge load on their system. While there are lots of CPAN mirrors that offer rsync, everyone of course wants to mirror from ...
    Ask Bjørn HansenAsk Bjørn Hansen
    Mar 6, 2011 at 12:15 pm
    Mar 6, 2011 at 12:15 pm
  • The list of mirrors is now available in JSON format: http://log.perl.org/2011/02/cpan-mirrors-list-now-also-in-json-format.html - ask -- Ask Bjørn Hansen, http://askask.com/
    Ask Bjørn HansenAsk Bjørn Hansen
    Feb 28, 2011 at 6:09 am
    Feb 28, 2011 at 6:09 am
  • Hi, Is http://www.cpan.org/ports/ being maintained by anyone? http://www.cpan.org/ports/#openbsd - "OpenBSD 2.7 ships with Perl 5.6." The link is broken and OpenBSD 4.8 actually has version 5.10.1. ...
    Leo LapworthLeo Lapworth
    Feb 17, 2011 at 7:39 pm
    Feb 25, 2011 at 4:06 pm
  • I've cloned the cpanpm repo and played with CPAN::Mirrors to make it a bit more useful for things outside of CPAN.pm. Most of its use in CPAN.pm is to support urllist in CPAN::FirstTime, but I want ...
    Brian d foyBrian d foy
    Feb 8, 2011 at 6:55 am
    May 10, 2011 at 5:00 am
  • I want to experiment with CPAN.pm and authenticating proxies. Can anyone give me access to a proxy server? Thanks, David
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Nov 3, 2010 at 3:12 am
    Nov 3, 2010 at 9:53 pm
  • Hi All, I have been trying to get Pause ID but seems like either the request is getting rejected or something is wrong in the way I am raising the request. I have applied twice in past. EG: ...
    Parag KalraParag Kalra
    Oct 3, 2010 at 3:53 am
    Oct 4, 2010 at 6:15 pm
  • Hi everyone, Leo Lapworth (Ranguard) is working on the www.cpan.org website in the same way he skinned many of the perl.org websites. He's a bit shy so he asked that I introduce him since I dumped ...
    Brian d foyBrian d foy
    Sep 26, 2010 at 8:55 pm
    Sep 27, 2010 at 6:02 pm
  • It has become the time for me to admit to what has probably been pretty obvious for anyone else already for some time - I do not have the time to give CPAN the attention it deserves. Time to pass the ...
    Jarkko HietaniemiJarkko Hietaniemi
    Sep 26, 2010 at 11:49 am
    Oct 4, 2010 at 3:56 pm
  • I've gone ahead and patched up a copy of the spec to resolve the version issues I've been going on about (David, I wouldn't expect you to do the work after you've just did all the work to mint the ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Apr 21, 2010 at 1:26 pm
    Apr 21, 2010 at 3:28 pm
  • http://search.cpan.org/~dagolden/CPAN-Meta-2.101091/lib/CPAN/Meta/Spec.pm#Comparing_Version_Numbers is an insufficient description about how to compare version numbers. The spec should not depend on ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Apr 19, 2010 at 12:38 pm
    Apr 20, 2010 at 12:27 am
  • Elliot just alerted me to this bit of the v2 spec. http://search.cpan.org/~dagolden/CPAN-Meta-2.101091/lib/CPAN/Meta/Spec.pm#Version_Formats Dotted-integer versions "All components after the first ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Apr 19, 2010 at 11:59 am
    Apr 21, 2010 at 12:42 pm
  • Dear CPAN authors: It is with great pleasure that we present you with the release of the CPAN Meta Spec version 2. http://search.cpan.org/perldoc?CPAN::Meta::Spec This document specifies the format ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Apr 19, 2010 at 10:55 am
    Apr 19, 2010 at 10:55 am
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