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

Joe Brenner doom at kzsu.stanford.edu
Tue Feb 23 13:36:18 PST 2010

By the way... it seems to me that one major advantage of developing
using a CPAN framework is that it's at least A Standard.  The perl world
doesn't have a lot in the way of standard practices, and it's worth
thinking about embracing what little we've got in that direction.

Fred Moyer <fred at redhotpenguin.com> wrote:

> Please RSVP by 5:30pm if you plan to attend so I can use the Yes count
> to determine how much pizza to order.
> If you're on the fence about attending, ask yourself these questions:
> 1) Do I ship one giant rpm for releases containing many changes?
> 2) Is my development codebase one big root directory?
> 3) Do I have a hard time figuring out where parts of my application
> start, and where they end?
> If you answered yes to any of those questions, you should look at
> creating CPAN distros.
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 11:18 AM, Fred Moyer <fred at redhotpenguin.com> wrote:
> > Tomorrow at 7pm at Six Apart World Headquarters Jeff Thalhammer will
> > speak on why you should create CPAN distros, even for proprietary
> > code. He has worked on worked on several projects where all the
> > private code was organized into CPAN-style distros, and then injected
> > into a local copy of CPAN. They then used the CPAN tool chain to
> > manage the entire build, test, and release process.
> >
> > Please RSVP at Meetup:
> >
> > http://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Perl-Mongers/calendar/12509158/
> >
> > Hope to see you there!
> >
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