Module dependencies and packages

Aaron Trevena aaron.trevena at
Thu May 17 16:27:37 UTC 2007

On 16/05/07, Aaron Trevena <aaron.trevena at> wrote:
> > Or roll your own RPMs.  I tend to do that a lot.  Most of the time
> > building an RPM is pretty easy.  And when you're running a couple
> > hundred servers, it's a lifesaver to have a list of what the installed
> > packages were to restore to a new machine with the data backups if a
> > hard drive takes a nose-dive.
> Yeah. As it happens I'm rolling our stuff up into debian packages.
> cpanplus::dist::deb to the rescue using dpkg::parse to build an ignore list

I now have a script which will generate ignorelist files for cpan2dist
from perl core and debian dpkg available files.

Packaging modules with cpan2dist that have lots of dependancies will
now be a lot easier.

Anybody else interested let me know.


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