Gentoo Archives: gentoo-devhelp

From: Henry Gebhardt <hsggebhardt@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-devhelp@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-devhelp] CPAN Modules
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 20:44:30
In Reply to: [gentoo-devhelp] CPAN Modules by Michael Hammer
On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 1:31 PM, Michael Hammer <michael@×××××××××.net> 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 > > Text::Markdown > URI > HTML::Parser > HTML::Template > HTML::Scrubber > > 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: Tk::DataTree IPC::XPA Thanks, Henry -- gentoo-devhelp@l.g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-devhelp] CPAN Modules Michael Hammer <michael@×××××××××.net>