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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • So you use cpan2rpm ? I hate it. The produced specfile is unmaintainable, notably because it computes the filelist on the fly. But I'm anal (and I'm paid to produce good rpms of perl modules.)

    A few additionnal notes (I took the Template-Toolkit one) :

    * you must not set buildarch unless it's noarch, because rpm will figure it out by itself, and that might be a 64 bit platform, or a sparc, etc.

    * there are no BuildRequires, but a good tool would be able to generate them from the META.yml for example. (of cours
    • So you use cpan2rpm ?

      Yeah. It was quick and easy (and already installed).

      I'm happy to look at other alternatives tho'. I keep meaning to look at Ovid [cpan.org] but I love to hear other suggestions.

      And thanks for the other suggestions. I'm really new to this and the current RPMs are provided very much on a "this works for me" basis - but I'll be working to raise the quality over the next few weeks.