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Re: The difficulty or ease of packaging Perl/Python/Ruby/PHP applications

On Jan 23, 2008 5:36 AM, Andreas J. Koenig
<andreas.koenig.7os6VVqR@franz.ak.mind.de> wrote:
> >>>>> On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 01:19:51 +0200, "Gabor Szabo" <szabgab@gmail.com> said:
>   > On Jan 21, 2008 10:20 PM, Martín Ferrari <martin.ferrari@gmail.com> wrote:
>  >> This is not a big problem, but we suffered (and still suffer) from it,
>  >> for the development of our QA reporting tool
>  >> (http://pkg-perl.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/qareport.cgi). Of course we
>  >> could just GET search.cpan.org/dist/foo, but doing that 600 times
>  >> twice each day, would be a bit harsh :)
>   > For that I think you could monitor http://search.cpan.org/recent
>   > or its rss feed http://search.cpan.org/uploads.rdf and hit only the
>   > distros uploaded
>   > since your last check. Cache the results locally.
> Nope. Everybody is allowed to upload Tk-912.456.tar.gz on CPAN. This
> does not mean that they get indexed.

I meant to suggest to monitor the recent queue and only if a new
version shows up
there to hit the relevant /dist/Foo page.
That would reduce the number of hits but still make sure Debian
believes search.cpan.org

Is this ok?


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