kentnl's Journal http://use.perl.org/~kentnl/journal/ kentnl's use Perl Journal en-us use Perl; is Copyright 1998-2006, Chris Nandor. Stories, comments, journals, and other submissions posted on use Perl; are Copyright their respective owners. 2012-02-09T07:03:36+00:00 pudge pudge@perl.org Technology hourly 1 1970-01-01T00:00+00:00 kentnl's Journal http://use.perl.org/images/topics/useperl.gif http://use.perl.org/~kentnl/journal/ Why you need a designer to do it http://use.perl.org/~kentnl/journal/39561?from=rss <a href="http://imgur.com/QZ96G.png">http://imgur.com/QZ96G.png # Because we can't embed images of our own shocking design skills </a> <p>I was kinda going for the butterfly taking fight w/ minimalisim, kinda to invoke the whole "late stage development", "maturing past pupa", "taking flight", "new, and yet somewhat mature at the same time" ideas. </p><p>But its still pretty suck.</p> kentnl 2009-08-31T21:48:57+00:00 journal Dist::Zilla now available on Gentoo Overlay http://use.perl.org/~kentnl/journal/39547?from=rss <p> I won't be notifying of every new package added to the overlay, just the ones that are significant to me and have substantial stacks of depends. </p><p> As of yesterday, Dist::Zilla [1] is available on the Gentoo Perl Overlay [2] </p><p> Hopefully this encourages the use of the awesome module. </p><p> <small> ( I've been doing this on my own branch for a few months, and only integrated it yesterday, which is why you'll see lots of back-history arriving overnight )</small> </p><dl> <dt> [1] <a href="http://search.cpan.org/dist/Dist-Zilla/">http://search.cpan.org/dist/Dist-Zilla/</a> </dt><dt>[2] <a href="http://git.overlays.gentoo.org/gitweb/?p=proj/perl-overlay.git;a=summary">http://git.overlays.gentoo.org/gitweb/?p=proj/perl-overlay.git;a=summary</a> </dt></dl> kentnl 2009-08-28T19:35:59+00:00 journal Perl 5.10.1 and Task::Kensho now available on gentoo. http://use.perl.org/~kentnl/journal/39535?from=rss <p>I've been meaning to state this sooner, but things get away on you and you<br>procrastinate.</p><p>As of this week, Task::Kensho and all its dependents are available on the<br>gentoo perl overlay [1][2], free for your installation.</p><p>Noted some of the dependents are still Masked, and if you want them, you'll<br>have to unmask them yourself, But its available, and its being used, and thats<br>what matters.</p><p>Also, yesterday, the long awaited perl 5.10.1 build was merged back into the<br>master branch, and hopefully if we can get enough people to test it and report<br>on their success, we can get it slated for migration.</p><p>Its sad enough that 5.10.0 didn't hit sooner, it was expected 5.10.1 would be<br>out a week or so later so they delayed, and of course, weeks turned into<br>months and the rest... yeah.</p><p>Props to Torsten Veller for his continuing efforts with the Perl 5.10.1 builds.</p><p>Enjoy.</p><p>( ps. people wishing to contribute are more than welcome, hit up #gentoo-perl<br> &nbsp; &nbsp; on freenode. )</p><p>[1] http://git.overlays.gentoo.org/gitweb/?p=proj/perl-overlay.git;a=summary<br>[2] git://git.overlays.gentoo.org/proj/perl-overlay.git</p> kentnl 2009-08-26T15:14:07+00:00 journal