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

Steve Huff shuff at vecna.org
Wed Nov 8 16:20:08 UTC 2006

On Nov 8, 2006, at 11:09 AM, R Lists06 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)

my first recommendation would be rpmforge.net.


if for some reason that won't work for you, there's always cpan2rpm,  
which will save you some of the pain of dealing directly with CPAN  
(which i agree is a bad idea on a production server).


If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an  
improbable fiction. - Fabian, Twelfth Night, III,v

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