Gentoo Archives: gentoo-perl

From: Michael Cummings <mcummings@g.o>
To: gentoo-perl@l.g.o
Cc: gentoo-perl@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-perl] Another g-cpan question
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2006 21:13:03
Message-Id: 1145308413.25288.1.camel@tardis.datanode.net
In Reply to: [gentoo-perl] Another g-cpan question by Michael Cummings
As is often enough the case, soon as I sent this off I realized that
there was really only one 'economical' solution. Sorry for the traffic
folks.

~mcummings

On Mon, 2006-04-17 at 15:54 -0400, Michael Cummings wrote:
> That's right folks, shape the future of the next release of g-cpan! > > *cough* *cough* > > OK, next question I'm torn on (btw, verdict with 2 whole feedbacks was > that YAML was an acceptable dep). I'm in a position where I can tweak > some simple code based on the more comprehensive dep list and list DEPs, > or I can take some time (and time == slightly larger memory footprint) > and maintain module-version in the DEP list. Thoughts? On the one hand, > g-cpan is a "for entertainment purposes only" tool, ie, the ebuilds it > generates are intended for use on your box only, not for mass > distribution to the masses (for starters, there's no such thing as QA on > what its doing - its the risk you take using something that blindly > installs cpan modules). On the other hand, the power is there to do > it...opinions?

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