[aur-general] [RFC] Inclusion of CPANPLUS in community
angvp at archlinux.org
Fri Jul 1 11:55:18 EDT 2011
2011/7/1 Florian Pritz <bluewind at xinu.at>:
> I'd like to move perl-cpanplus and perl-cpanplus-dist-arch to community
> so users can install software from cpan easily without bypassing pacman.
> I'm not sure whether this is a problem or not because cpanplus automates
> the installation of software from a possibly untrusted source. It uses
> the metadata from CPAN to generate a PKGBUILD and runs makepkg -i on that.
Well packages will be downloaded from cpan, and users should be aware
that they have to compile them after make the src.tar.gz, and then
So +1 in general.
> More information about perl-cpanplus-dist-arch can be found here:
> Florian Pritz
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