[Edinburgh-pm] CPAN application installation in practice

Aaron Crane perl at aaroncrane.co.uk
Wed Jun 13 08:27:53 PDT 2007

Nick Woolley writes:
> I'm trying to write a CPAN distribution which installs essentially an
> application. [...]  I don't suppose anyone has any pointers or books they
> could lend me that explains how to write CPAN-style module distrbutions
> which do things like that?

As far as I'm aware, there aren't yet any end-to-end tools for building
applications that install from CPAN.  However, I understand that Adam
Kennedy (among others) is actively (if not continuously) working on this
sort of thing.  His use.perl.org journal is probably a reasonable place to
start investigating what's available:


Or if this isn't helpful, then, uh, sorry about that.

Aaron Crane

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