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On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 1:31 PM, Michael Hammer <michael@...> wrote:
> I am writing an ebuild for ikiwki. That's a wiki compiler written in
> Perl which uses a few modules from CPAN. At least it needs
> Depending on some non global USE I would need a few more CPAN modules
> I have to install. I would like to use g-cpan but there are a few
> things which aren't nice to implement.
> * I've asked myself if anybody already has made some kind of function
> set (eclass?) for automatically install CPAN modules.
> * If I am installing g-cpan as dependency and the user has no overlay
> defined temporary ebuilds are created to install the Modules but
> they aren't tracked for update or removal if no longer
> needed. That's not very cute.
> * The other possibility I see is to create an ebuild for each CPAN
> module I need. Does that conflict with the idea of g-cpan?
> Thanks for any help in advance
I'd also be interested in the proper way to handle this. Have you
found a solution?
In particular, I am looking at the following modules from cpan:
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