[sf-perl] "Why you should create CPAN distros"

Greg Lindahl greg at blekko.com
Tue Feb 9 20:26:52 PST 2010

> >  (b) automatically convert them into native OS packages
> >      (e.g. *.deb or *.rpm)
> >  (c) use your OS's package management (apt, yum, etc)
> >      to sort out dependencies during installation
> >  (d) update your servers using the OS package manager.
> I think these steps are essential in any sort of environment where
> system oriented people are managing the production environment (vs
> programming oriented people).

Well said. People can advocate for pure CPAN all you like, but many
people work in environments which concentrate on using the OS package
manager as much as possible.

-- greg

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