[Melbourne-pm] Fwd: Goddamnit, CPAN authors, why?!

Mithun Radhakrishnan mithunr2003 at gmail.com
Thu May 1 11:32:23 PDT 2014

It is still there in cpanm. Please try as below.

Just replace the above URL with mcpan instead of cpan like below and I was
able to find that module in cpan.
This will get redirect to the below URL.

​But when we search the module in mcpan it is not showing up.


On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 9:26 AM, Robert Norris <rob at eatenbyagrue.org> wrote:

> On Thu, May 1, 2014, at 01:33 PM, Toby Wintermute wrote:
> > I'm not sure what's going on there then.
> I do wonder if this is side-effect/screw-up after this:
> http://blogs.perl.org/users/brian_d_foy/2014/04/lets-delete-10000-files-from-cpan.html
> I went in and deleted a few old versions of my packages. In typical
> PAUSE style, there's nothing on the page to say "this one is current". I
> had to go to each individual package page to see what the current
> versions are, and then not delete them (couldn't remember some of them,
> most of my stuff is years old).
> I could totally see someone screwing up and deleting a "live" package
> without realising it.
> Rob N.
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