[pacman-dev] perl module repo

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 17:45:10 EDT 2006

On 10/18/06, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > This is actually a superior idea IMO, and could be extended infinitely
> > (to python, et al) and not require a complex plugin system in pacman
> > to do this.
> This is one of the reasons I wrote pacbuild... too bad it's still not
> done...  While the actual building is only one part of this, you'd need
> something if it was extended to all packages.

eww. I looked at python, and while the xmlrpc interface to Pypi is
cake, as far as getting information, and the download urls list 'kind'
by distutils, eggs, etc etc, there is _no_ dependancy information
anywhere, and according to some of the docs, it never will have
dependancy info.

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