[aur-general] perl CPAN modules
J. W. Birdsong
jwbirdsong at jwbirdsong.homelinux.com
Tue Sep 28 19:12:52 EDT 2010
On 09/29/10 at 12:16am, Philipp Überbacher wrote:
> Excerpts from Nathan O's message of 2010-09-28 22:53:45 +0200:
> > Not sure, didn't know if we had a way to do this, so I thought I would bring
> > it up, kinda thought that it would be interesting to add to AUR if we didn't
> > have something similar.
> > On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 3:49 PM, Philipp Überbacher
> > <hollunder at lavabit.com>wrote:
> > > Excerpts from Nathan O's message of 2010-09-28 22:40:10 +0200:
> > > > I was looking at how Gentoo creates packages and I noticed one thing, is
> > > > that Gentoo, during build, will use CPAN to get the required modules for
> > > the
> > > > package that is being built. I was thinking, I wonder if this could be
> > > > implemented into AUR?
> > >
> > > Is it very different or superior to doing this manually or using
> > > CPANPLUS? Example:
> > >
> > > http://aur.archlinux.org/packages/perl-audio-ecasound/perl-audio-ecasound/PKGBUILD
> Well, I'm not sure what you mean exactly. I have little experience with
> perl, but apparently you get sources always from cpan, and what CPANPLUS
> does is helping you with/automating PKGBUILD writing, dependency
> resolution and updating, afaik.
You can also use Bauerbill --cpan
Just check bauerbill man page.
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