[users] Re: PERL Audio::TagLib

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Mon Jun 26 18:54:20 CEST 2006


On Thu, 8 Jun 2006, Gerald B. Cox wrote:

> I have a need to install TagLib and the perl module Audio::TagLib to use a
> developing version of "oggify" - which is a perl script which allows one to
> quickly and simply do batch conversions of FLAC files to OGG/MP3.  I noticed
> that TagLib is already in the EXTRAS repository, but Audio::Taglib isn't.
> 
> Is it possible to get it included in FRESHRPMS or RPMFORGE.

I just added it, it will appear shortly. Let me know if you have any 
problems with it.


> I'm not exactly sure of the pros/cons of having specific perl modules setup as
> RPMs versus using "perl cpan".  I noticed that there were quite a few perl
> module RPMs in EXTRAS and RPMFORGE - so I'm assuming its a better way to go.

Installing from CPAN is generally a bad idea for a sysadmin. There was a 
very good discussion on the CentOS mailinglist about the various problems 
you might have.
 
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