[CentOS] best repo for perl-IO-Zlib perl-Archive-Tar

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 8 16:17:17 UTC 2006

On 11/8/06, R Lists06 <lists06 at abbacomm.net> wrote:
> With all due respect to the various people, their hard work and associated
> repos, where is the best place to do a yum install for these two packages
> below in regards to an internet facing production Centos 4.4 server
> perl-IO-Zlib
> perl-Archive-Tar
> I noticed dag and karan repos appear to have it and my experience and
> research tells me that using CPAN is not an option for possible problems at
> times (no disrespect intended)

Both dag and karan repositories are very reliable. Either one should
work fine for your needs, but I would avoid mixing and matching. Pick
one repo and use include/exclude in yum to make sure you get updates
from the same place so that you don't cause problems later on down the

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