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Re^3: lib::http - Using virtually a Perl library from the Internet with the HTTP protocol.

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on Feb 14, 2005 at 02:49 UTC ( #430670=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: lib::http - Using virtually a Perl library from the Internet with the HTTP protocol.
in thread lib::http - Using virtually a Perl library from the Internet with the HTTP protocol.

So, my applications that are distributed across a bazillion servers are completely dependent on one application on one machine being up and running and not in an endless loop and ...

What's wrong with CPAN? crontab and CPAN work just fine, especially with a local CPAN repository.

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Re^4: lib::http - Using virtually a Perl library from the Internet with the HTTP protocol.
by Mutant (Priest) on Feb 14, 2005 at 10:58 UTC

    TIMTOWTDI - if you don't want to update to the latest versions of CPAN modules as they're released (which you usually don't on a production system), you'd have to setup your own CPAN repository with the versions you want, and point all your servers at that.

    Seems like it might be easier just to use lib::http, and install the versions you want on your central repository.

Re^4: lib::http - Using virtually a Perl library from the Internet with the HTTP protocol.
by The Mad Hatter (Priest) on Feb 14, 2005 at 21:16 UTC
    I'm not saying there's anything wrong with CPAN and cron, and I'm not defending gmpassos' method as a good one, I was just pointing out that I didn't think you initially understood the point of the module.

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