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Re: dh-make-perl plans [was: Joining the Debian Perl team]

Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> I'd appreciate ideas how to attack the problem. Ideally, 
> Debian::Control::FromCPAN should work in both cases, populating the 
> control file with package names and dependencies. Both when there is 
> a META.yml file and when there is no such thing (about 200 of 
> pkg-perl's packages in trunk/ lack META.yml).

A little known fact I discovered when investigating CPAN module dependencies:


"auto generation of META for distributions which don't have them" via a web
service on search.cpan.org.

If a web service is no good, then perhaps the implementation can be borrowed.


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