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Re: What to do with CPAN ?

According to John Nolan:
> Chip, can you be more specific?
> I'm not clear on why exactly this is a bad idea. 

Let's suppose that (1) there's an automatic CPAN -> dpkg connection
somewhere, (2) some Debian package depends on Random::Module, and (3)
the author of Random::Module uploads a new buggy and/or incompatible
version of it.

Next time somebody downloads the 'latest' Random::Module for some
purpose, *kaboom*

And if you want to stay at a specific version, just remember that each
author can delete files in his directory at any time for any reason.
Chip Salzenberg      - a.k.a. -      <chip@perlsupport.com>
      "When do you work?"   "Whenever I'm not busy."

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