[suggest] Stack of cpan2rpm Perl modules for submission

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Sun Oct 7 13:38:01 CEST 2007


On Sun, 7 Oct 2007, Dag Wieers wrote:

> On Sun, 7 Oct 2007, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
>
> > I've got a whole stack of roughly 50 CPAN modules, assembled for RHEL 4 for
> > some projects and for RHEL 5 for projects like Musicbrainz, at a contract job
> > I'm doing.  I'd love to get these into RPMforge so that this worksite can
> > avoid having to deal with their own repositories. Is the cpan2rpm generated
> > format acceptable? And can we get cpan2rpm (available as SRPM from
> > www.arix.com/cpan2rpm) into RPMforge, as well?
> >
> > In fact, there is a cute little web interface there for using cpan2rpm on
> > *their* machine and generating .spec files and SRPM's. They can be requested
> > at http://perl.arix.com/cpan2rpm/, and wind up at
> > http://perl.arix.com/cpan2rpm/ftp/SRPMS/
>
> In itself the format is acceptable, but since we have our own script to
> generate perl SPEC files and since we maintain them in batch from time to
> time, I would prefer to have them in the format we are using for all the
> perl SPEC files.
>
> However, this will take some time to do :)

I just started to implement, but need your feedback.

What is the point of the perl-Bundle-* packages ? I do not see how it is
supposed to work, and definitely see no need to have it in an RPM package.

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