Tag: cpan

  • META.yml and Building RPMs

    An email has flooded in. It was in response to my piece about Building RPMs from CPAN Distributions and it was from Andreas Koenig. Andreas runs PAUSE, which is the service CPAN authors use to upload stuff to CPAN, so he knows what he’s talking about when it comes to CPAN (and many other matters).…

  • Useful RPM Stuff

    I forgot to mention this yesterday. I’ve set up a github project (see http://github.com/davorg/rpm_stuff) where I’ll dump bits and pieces that I’m writing to make my RPM-building life easier. The first utility I’ve uploaded there is called can_rpmbuild. You pass it an RPM spec file and it tells you which of the dependencies are available…

  • Building RPMs from CPAN Distributions

    Regular readers will know that in the past I’ve shown some interest in building RPMs from CPAN distributions. It’s been a while since I did much work in this area (although I do still release the occasional module to my RPM repository. Over the weekend I was at FOSDEM and I attended Gabor’s talk on…

  • FOSDEM

    This weekend is the annual FOSDEM conference in Brussels. I really enjoy FOSDEM but, for reasons I don’t really understand, this will be the first time I’ve been since 2005. It will also be one of the rare occasions where I attend a conference without giving a talk – the organisers turned down my proposed…

  • Perl Web Server

    Coming a little late to this game, but I understand there are some concerns in the Perl community that the phrase “Perl Web Server” doesn’t find the best site when you search for it in Google. I’m happy to add my vote that “Perl Web Server” should point at the Plack web site.