[users] expansion of the number of CPAN modules?

Dries Verachtert dries at ulyssis.org
Sun Jan 14 23:01:13 CET 2007

On Thursday January 11 2007 10:15 pm, Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried to install WebGUI on Centos 4.4 but found it needs a shitload of
> CPAN modules and not all of them seem to be part of the current RPM
> repositories.
> I could try to run them all through CPAN2RPM. There is a reasonable chance
> it will result in a load of extra and working packages but is it the way
> to go?
> Some people think you should bypass the package manager and just mix RPM
> with CPAN and manual sources as if it was a windows system you have to
> install every couple of months. But I like to have a system that can
> actually be updated or duplicated without weeks of downtime.

Do you have a list of the missing perl packages for webgui?

Imho it's still better to use cpan2rpm then normal cpan because this way all 
the perl packages are also registered in your rpm database.

kind regards,

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