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  • When I am working on an update to a CPAN distribution, I say "make clean", then create the Makefile in the customary way -- but I get a warning about files missing from my "kit". ##### $ perl ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Feb 14, 2015 at 12:17 am
    Feb 14, 2015 at 12:33 am
  • I want to make a few modules that each do a specific type of statistical detection of outliers in a data set. They may or may not use PDL. Similar to what you see here ...
    Adam XAdam X
    Feb 6, 2015 at 9:51 pm
    Feb 9, 2015 at 11:39 am
  • Hi, I'm creating a module to run the Gurbbs Test on a set of numbers using this forumula: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grubbs%27_test_for_outliers Would Math::GrubbsTest be a good module name? Doing ...
    Feb 6, 2015 at 6:42 pm
    Feb 8, 2015 at 10:24 pm
  • I've being using Parse::MAL as package name for some time and I wanted to check it before publishing it on CPAN. I look forward your comments. Thanks, JP
    Jean Pierre DucassouJean Pierre Ducassou
    Jan 14, 2015 at 10:15 pm
    Jan 16, 2015 at 5:01 pm
  • ActivePerl in 5.16 and before had code to build XS modules with dmake/mingw/gcc, while the perl core was compiled with Visual C. Going the other way, Visual C extensions with a GCC core has never ...
    Jan 9, 2015 at 5:17 am
    Jan 16, 2015 at 2:57 am
  • In the run up to a PDL-2.008 release, PDL::Slatec is now being indexed by the CPAN indexer and since I am not listed as co-maintainer the releases are now shown as UNAUTHORIZED. I would appreciate if ...
    Chris MarshallChris Marshall
    Jan 7, 2015 at 11:18 am
    Jan 7, 2015 at 9:37 pm
  • Hi, I have been working in the analytics and reporting domain lately and was checking out the perl modules available in this area. The Datawarehouse::* modules by Nelson Ferraz seem to be a good ...
    Ashish MukherjeeAshish Mukherjee
    Jan 2, 2015 at 9:09 am
    Jan 2, 2015 at 9:09 am
  • All- I'm working on some new module development and I would like to make the progress available via CPAN and for testing, I don't want to start claiming package namespaces until things settle down. I ...
    Chris MarshallChris Marshall
    Dec 12, 2014 at 4:34 pm
    Dec 16, 2014 at 12:28 pm
  • I am not sure how to name this module. I consider its existence a joke. Like Acme::Bleach. PE=Portable Executable, the Win32 exe/dll file format. Should it be in App::? Acme::? or is Win32:: fine? is ...
    Nov 26, 2014 at 4:09 am
    Nov 26, 2014 at 4:09 am
  • [[ background ]] I've been doing a lot of hardware IO work lately, which involves lots of talking to hardware devices, where there are byte-wide registers that store little bitfields, sometimes of ...
    Paul \"LeoNerd\" EvansPaul \"LeoNerd\" Evans
    Sep 24, 2014 at 10:56 am
    Sep 24, 2014 at 10:16 pm
  • I've written a module which subclasses Text::Template and provides local encapsulation of template variable environments (https://bitbucket.org/djerius/text-template-localize). I like the name ...
    Diab JeriusDiab Jerius
    Sep 18, 2014 at 2:56 pm
    Sep 19, 2014 at 4:33 pm
  • I just saw this: https://metacpan.org/release/Catalyst-Runtime It has a big red link to a web-based IRC client getting on to #catalyst Gabor
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Sep 16, 2014 at 10:30 pm
    Sep 16, 2014 at 11:11 pm
  • I just upgrade my Perl to 5.20.1 and tried to load my favourite modules. Why is it that modules that worked in previous versions won't work in the new one? Moose has unresolved dependencies ...
    Shawn H CoreyShawn H Corey
    Sep 16, 2014 at 9:44 pm
    Sep 17, 2014 at 4:47 am
  • Is there a way to indicate from the test suite of a distribution that a CPAN tester machine lacks some software to test and use the distribution and that therefore no failure report should be sent? I ...
    Torsten SchönfeldTorsten Schönfeld
    Sep 11, 2014 at 1:53 pm
    Oct 1, 2014 at 7:42 am
  • Hello! I'm looking for some module-naming advice. I'm creating a set of modules that provide an easy, object-oriented way to create and manage Apple Configuration Profiles, and I would like to know ...
    Alfred Karl KornelAlfred Karl Kornel
    Sep 7, 2014 at 7:43 am
    Sep 14, 2014 at 8:01 pm
  • Hi, I wanted to get general comment/concensus about a top level name that I am proposing. I'm starting to organize a set of modules for managing jobs on a computer cluster. I intend it to work much ...
    John MacdonaldJohn Macdonald
    Sep 4, 2014 at 2:23 pm
    Oct 2, 2014 at 7:10 pm
  • Hello, I am a getting a lot of failure reports from CPAN testers on issues with UNIVERSAL. These testers are using: perl 5.21.3 Example: - ...
    Jonas Brømsø NielsenJonas Brømsø Nielsen
    Aug 27, 2014 at 7:16 am
    Aug 31, 2014 at 8:56 pm
  • Hello, What's the process if a module author does not respond to bug reports or change/enhancement requests? Regards, Ashish -- M: +91-8800199037
    Ashish MukherjeeAshish Mukherjee
    Aug 23, 2014 at 4:49 pm
    Aug 23, 2014 at 4:52 pm
  • All, I would like some advice on the naming of an Excel 2007 reader package. The goal is to mirror the Spreadsheet::ParseExcel API as closely as possible using XML::LibXML as the XML reader. A review ...
    Jed LundJed Lund
    Aug 11, 2014 at 7:45 pm
    Aug 16, 2014 at 4:21 pm
  • I have a module that I've used for a while now. It only mocks Net::Ping's ping method; however, it might be useful to extend it to support more of the methods in the future. Currently it is named ...
    Matthew MusgroveMatthew Musgrove
    Aug 5, 2014 at 10:28 pm
    Aug 18, 2014 at 8:52 pm
  • Hello All, We are trying to get in touch with Bernard Nauwelaerts (BPGN), but his e-mail address bounces, does anybody know how and if it is possible to get a hold of him, we want to contribute to ...
    Jonas Brømsø NielsenJonas Brømsø Nielsen
    Jul 31, 2014 at 2:50 pm
    Jul 31, 2014 at 2:50 pm
  • I'm in the process of writing a Perl module that provides a practical implementation of the statistics language described at http://ashishagarwal.org/2011/10/04/pdf-type-theory/ which would compile ...
    Paul BennettPaul Bennett
    Jul 23, 2014 at 4:55 am
    Jul 26, 2014 at 3:05 pm
  • Guys, So, I know how to turn "36" into "thirty-six" (Lingua::EN::Numbers) and "22" into "twenty-second" (ditto), and "3/4" into "three quarters" (Lingua::EN::Fractions) and even "1994" into "nineteen ...
    Buddy BurdenBuddy Burden
    Jul 10, 2014 at 4:14 am
    Jul 11, 2014 at 9:47 pm
  • Devel::Size module seems to be broken in 5.20.0. No response from developers. No work for a year or so. What's the process to address a broken module that the developers won't fix? Kafka.pm ...
    Mark HedgesMark Hedges
    Jun 16, 2014 at 11:57 pm
    Feb 16, 2015 at 6:20 pm
  • Hi guys, I'm drawing a blank on this one. I'm trying to upload version 0.46 of Geo::Coder::Many to CPAN via PAUSE and I got the following error: ---------------------------------------------- User ...
    Alex BalhatchetAlex Balhatchet
    Jun 4, 2014 at 3:06 pm
    Jun 4, 2014 at 4:03 pm
  • We're open-sourcing our module that generates the basedomain of a hostname, i.e. ic.ac.uk or blekko.com. We need a name. These existing modules do the same thing, only slower, less completely, and ...
    Greg LindahlGreg Lindahl
    May 13, 2014 at 12:09 am
    May 14, 2014 at 4:37 pm
  • Hi, a while ago I started to create a dashboard on MetaCPAN. If you are a CPAN author logged in to MetaCPAN you can visit this page https://metacpan.org/lab/dashboard to see two lists: The list of ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    May 12, 2014 at 4:06 pm
    Sep 16, 2014 at 6:54 am
  • Based on the results below, which show failures only on all linux-ld perls, and only failures on any linux-ld perl, what would you all recommend as my next debugging step(s)? ...
    Paul BennettPaul Bennett
    Apr 26, 2014 at 9:28 pm
    Apr 26, 2014 at 10:28 pm
  • In case you are not reading blogs.perl.org, brian d foy just sent out the regular spring cleaning call: http://blogs.perl.org/users/brian_d_foy/2014/04/lets-delete-10000-files-from-cpan.html Gabor
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Apr 24, 2014 at 3:42 am
    Apr 25, 2014 at 11:38 pm
  • I'm working on a module to create 'semantic' diffs - changes by phrase/sentence, not just line-by-line. (Better for natural language documents, instead of code.) Current repository is here ...
    Daniel StaalDaniel Staal
    Apr 4, 2014 at 4:24 pm
    Apr 4, 2014 at 4:24 pm
  • Hi, I use File::ShareDir to locate the shared files installed with the module. How can ensure that it will access the local share directory in the development environment during ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Apr 1, 2014 at 1:03 pm
    Apr 9, 2014 at 1:07 am
  • My CPAN application SudokuTrainer has POD sections in files sudokutrainer.pl and enter_presets.pl. In addition there are 3 POD files in dir Games/Sudoku/Trainer/pod/. My module files reside in dir ...
    K. WittrockK. Wittrock
    Feb 4, 2014 at 5:40 pm
    Feb 5, 2014 at 10:56 pm
  • My PAUSE ID is WITTROCK. My uploaded application SudokuTrainer is currently in TRIAL state, but I want to upload it soon as a normal distribution. SudokuTrainer consists of 2 scripts (*.pl) and a ...
    K. WittrockK. Wittrock
    Jan 27, 2014 at 12:57 pm
    Jan 28, 2014 at 6:31 pm
  • Hi Steve, You are the maintainer and originator of the Class::Generate CPAN distribution ( https://metacpan.org/release/Class-Generate ) and currently it accumulated 3 bugs in the rt.cpan.org bug ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jan 21, 2014 at 12:49 pm
    Jan 26, 2014 at 2:08 pm
  • I would like to factor out the explicit detection and configuration of the PDL build process on external libraries (such as PROJ4, HDF5, FFTW3,...) into corresponding Alien::PROJ4 or similar ...
    Chris MarshallChris Marshall
    Jan 19, 2014 at 9:26 pm
    Feb 1, 2014 at 7:23 pm
  • So, another Alien question. I have two C libraries. One depends on the other. (Actually, it's more of a one-of-many dependencies, but this way it easiest). How is best to arrange for this to happen ...
    Paul \"LeoNerd\" EvansPaul \"LeoNerd\" Evans
    Jan 6, 2014 at 6:51 pm
    Jan 9, 2014 at 11:20 pm
  • Dear forum, I've created a set of modules for which I want to find a proper name. At the moment I've named the top level AppState for Application State. I will explain what it does and what the sub ...
    Dec 27, 2013 at 6:19 pm
    Dec 28, 2013 at 1:48 am
  • So, here is the scenario. I have a largeish perl module with some XS code in which needs to compile against a C library that may well not be installed on the user's machine. I know I happen to have ...
    Paul "LeoNerd" EvansPaul "LeoNerd" Evans
    Dec 19, 2013 at 10:20 pm
    Dec 20, 2013 at 11:05 pm
  • Hi All I'm the maintainer of Finance::Bank::CooperativeUKPersonal, a module for downloading UK bank statements. Part of the output from this module is a statement date in dd/mm/yyyy (UK) format. As ...
    Stephen PattersonStephen Patterson
    Dec 19, 2013 at 5:33 pm
    Dec 26, 2013 at 8:13 pm
  • Greetings: Seems like there was a rash of abandoned modules by Kevin Johnson dating back to the late '90s. Many of his modules have been rehomed, but he's still siting a couple, including a ...
    Arthur CorlissArthur Corliss
    Dec 15, 2013 at 12:26 am
    Dec 15, 2013 at 12:26 am
  • Hey All, I've written a small extension to CPAN::Mini to limit the mirror to only the latest version of each distribution: https://metacpan.org/release/CPAN-Mini-LatestDistVersion This is in relation ...
    Brian CassidyBrian Cassidy
    Dec 12, 2013 at 2:01 am
    Jan 14, 2014 at 12:52 pm
  • Is something up with the upload service? Tried to upload an update and got: registering upload with PAUSE web server POSTing upload for P-1.1.17.tar.gz to https://pause.perl.org/pause/authenquery ...
    Linda A. WalshLinda A. Walsh
    Dec 9, 2013 at 3:35 am
    Dec 25, 2013 at 5:57 pm
  • Hi. I wrote a module to help writing tests for modules that perform operations in SQL databases. I was considering the name Test::SQL::Data In short, it helps running SQL tests: database preparing ...
    Francesc GuaschFrancesc Guasch
    Nov 27, 2013 at 12:32 pm
    Dec 12, 2013 at 8:05 am
  • Hi all, I'm writing my own parser to handle the complete ISO SGML specification (using the excellent Marpa::R2 by JKEGL). At the moment, it's purely a recreational effort, but the long-term plan is ...
    Paul BennettPaul Bennett
    Nov 25, 2013 at 10:37 am
    Dec 7, 2013 at 5:29 am
  • Hi, I'm having trouble naming a small module. This module provides a scoring function based on a given ruleset. It is used to produce a single status out of an aggregate of statuses. The rules for ...
    Philippe Bruhat (BooK)Philippe Bruhat (BooK)
    Nov 21, 2013 at 1:43 pm
    Nov 26, 2013 at 8:23 am
  • Hi, I am sure you saw that some search results on Google have little avatars next to them showing the face of the author. It is done by a little configuration both on the web site of the search ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Nov 18, 2013 at 9:25 am
    Nov 22, 2013 at 10:56 pm
  • I got an error: Dist E/EB/EBUSBOOM/Net-ICal-0.11.tar.gz, current version undef has been uploaded by EBUSBOOM. Please contact EBUSBOOM or choose a different namespace. I pulled down Net-ICal -- and ...
    Linda A. WalshLinda A. Walsh
    Nov 13, 2013 at 3:14 pm
    Nov 14, 2013 at 6:07 am
  • When I look up Math::Simple, I find a module under Math::Simple::Simple.pm which seems to hit the index as Math::Simple So if I wanted to add Math::Simple.pm, How would it show up and/or how would ...
    Linda A. WalshLinda A. Walsh
    Nov 12, 2013 at 12:06 am
    Nov 13, 2013 at 9:39 pm
  • Thought this might better belong here... Seems more recent versions of tars include various extensions that can confuse older versions of tar. I wasn't even aware that my gnu tar defaulted to POSIX ...
    Linda A. WalshLinda A. Walsh
    Nov 11, 2013 at 10:58 pm
    Nov 12, 2013 at 11:01 am
  • Has anyone attempted to create a module for parsing the email header 'Authentication-Results'?
    Geoffrey LeachGeoffrey Leach
    Nov 10, 2013 at 11:53 pm
    Nov 10, 2013 at 11:59 pm
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