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  Comment: Re:Thanks (Score 1) on 2010.07.20 7:25

by brother on 2010.07.20 7:25 (#72189)
Attached to: How we deploy massive Perl applications at work
<p>I have just given up handling dependencies with one debian package per cpan distribution. For some time I have thought about how to build a bundle in the most maintainable way.

<p>My current solution is to build a quite clean chroot of Debian Lenny and then use cpanm to install some modules in /usr/local and as the last step I'm making a package with everything in /usr/local. The chroot is build with:

# debootstrap --arch amd64 --variant=buildd --include=cdbs,libwww-perl lenny /mnt

And then I have a simple Makefile installing everything needed:


                PERL_MM_USE_DEFAULT=1 perl -MCPAN -e 'CPAN::Shell->install("App::cpanminus")'
                cpanm Moose AnyEvent JSON:XS Yadda:Yadda:Yadda

                install -d $(DESTDIR)/usr/local
                cp -a /usr/local/* $(DESTDIR)/usr/local

For the cpan-to-deb buildfarm, have you looked at Jos Boumans' work with (No, I don't considder CPANPLUS::Dist::Deb as good as the packages generated by dh_make-perl and the Debian Perl Group - but it might be a good place to start)
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  Comment: Filtering out core modules? (Score 1) on 2009.02.17 2:22

by brother on 2009.02.17 2:22 (#67431)
Attached to: Top 100 site adds the "Debian Most Wanted" list
Nice list, if we can manage to filter out the false hits. Filtering out modules shipped with perl would be a first step. I hove no idea if these modules should really have the 'distributed_by_debiabn'-kwalitee set.
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