[CentOS] cpan2rpm and alternatives

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 18:20:10 UTC 2008

Dag Wieers wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Oct 2008, Geoff Galitz wrote:
>>> cpan2rpm is getting relatively old, compared to some of the newer
>>> things that can be done with the CPAN and RPM build procedures.  The
>>> latest version isn't available on its sourceforge site and the
>> What are the newer procedures?  I'll be needing to do this in the very 
>> near
>> future.
>> I was contemplating writing some sort of yum plugin or external 
>> utility that
>> can leverage whatever current procedures exist and register a CPAN 
>> install
>> in the RPM database... but I'm not sure it is worth the effort and I do
>> realize that breaks the whole Centos testing and reliability model.  
>> Still,
>> there are some functions cannot be found in the usual places that do 
>> exist
>> in CPAN.
> Listing the RPM packages you need on the RPMforge mailinglist would be 
> sufficient to have them added (where possible).

Is there any attempt at coordination between the packages in EPEL and 

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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