[CentOS-devel] Proper way to package Perl modules

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Fri Jun 15 12:05:43 UTC 2007

--On Friday, June 15, 2007 6:17 AM -0400 Matt Martz <centos at sivel.net> 

> You would probably want to use cpan2rpm.
> Looks like you can get it for CentOS5 at:
> http://centos.karan.org/el5/extras/testing/i386/RPMS/

Thanks, I found that answer, too, at:


Alas, I couldn't answer my own question right away as my message hadn't yet 
gotten back to me.

The upstream source for cpan2rpm is at <http://perl.arix.com/cpan2rpm/>. 
Their FTP is refusing anonymous logins but the latest package can also be 
downloaded from CPAN and can be rebuilt with "rpmbuild -ta".

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