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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Such a service would be great to have outside of the CPAN testers world. Lord knows there are a number of modules I rely on that it would be good to know when they get updated. OTOH, that's a LOT of modules.

    Plus, running a module check on CPAN or CPANPLUS oughta take care of this need...

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  • to download the testers script and submit reports for any modules you want on any platforms you may have. Anyone can submit a report.

    • I'm having a bit of trouble with it, but I'll play some more before officially whining. In the meantime, what do you think of the "watch" idea, where you could receive emails when specific modules are updated?
      • I think that was part of the original design spec Graham had for search.cpan...that's an awful lot of email though, especially since you know there'll be kids who sign up for every bloody module. I don't know if Graham has any plans to revisit that part of the spec but someone could set up modtracker.cpan.org and do it themselves :) If you have the code, I've got a box....

  • A great list is the cpan-update [uwinnipeg.ca] list. You can be mailed when uploads are made, or have a daily summary (as I do), or have a weekly summary. It's fairly painless reading the daily summaries and you also find out all sorts of interesting bits =)
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  • Oh, while I think of it, you could always use procmail or similar to discard/accept appropriate upload emails.
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