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Re^4: What are the files in a CPAN distribution?

by dolmen (Beadle)
on Dec 21, 2012 at 13:27 UTC ( #1009910=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: What are the files in a CPAN distribution?
in thread What are the files in a CPAN distribution?

We can not rely only on the source repository of the author to get the original source. First, too few authors advertise the place of that repository in their metadata. Then, the author may decide to make it private, or delete it completely. Look at what happened to Marcel Grunauer 200+ modules when he dropped his Github account in August 2011...

The only reliable archive is the CPAN. This is where the source must be.

This is why I hate tools that transform the original source : PodWeaver, Dist::Zilla::Plugin::ExtraTests...

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