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From: Michael Cummings <mcummings@g.o>
Subject: Re: Big Perl Packages and g-cpan
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 08:44:37 -0500
On Mon, 19 Feb 2007 14:16:22 -0800
"Michael Higgins" <mhiggins@...> wrote:

> Hello, List --
> 
> Shot in the dark here... anyone on the list using any big,
> multi-module perl packages but finding that g-cpan just ain't doin'
> it for ya?
> 
> If so, anyone find a suitable practice to avoid it? (Outside of
> making an ebuild, of course.)
> 
> I've found that CPAN is just fine to use in the past. But g-cpan
> doesn't seem to do much except get in the way when given a build of
> any real complexity.
> 
> It seems like maybe CPAN.pm could be patched to emerge any modules
> maintained the portage when needed by CPAN. If I dump g-cpan, should
> I also emerge -C any modules built with portage and build them with
> CPAN?
> 
> Any thoughts or advice much appreciated.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
You know, if you gave me an example package I could see about getting
g-cpan working for you ;)


~mike, g-cpan guy

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