[PLUG] Re: bricolage

Wil Cooley wcooley at nakedape.cc
Fri Sep 24 10:23:02 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-09-24 at 10:00 -0700, keith morse wrote:
> Ovid wrote:
> > I was planning on installing on FC2.  Are you having problems I should know about?
> > 
> The perl dependencies are "slightly intense".  I'm trying to use 
> cpan2rpm and it is having some issues find a few perl modules 
> (module-corelist to name one).

After using cpan2rpm for a while and getting really aggravated with the
unreadable spec files it generated, I rolled my own.  The spec file uses
Template Toolkit, so it's a much easier to modify.  It also uses
CPANPLUS, which has shown itself to be less of an improvement over CPAN.
pm (for programmability) than I'd hoped.  The dependencies on CPANPLUS
and Template Toolkit can be somewhat hairy, but you can probably grab
the SRPMs from my repository and rebuild them: 


At the very least, all of the dependencies should be packaged in my

Unfortunately, it won't really help you unroll the list of dependencies,
since that's not generally available.

Wil Cooley                                 wcooley at nakedape.cc
Naked Ape Consulting                        http://nakedape.cc

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