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Unless the mechanisms governing PAUSE uploads and indexing have changed, itís impossible to release an earlier version number than what is there already. So, if you had say v3.0.1 for a legacy version and want to release a bugfix v3.0.2 you cannot (formally/CPANally) do so if you have released new version v4.

A name change or a number in the name skirts the issue. Itís not unheard of even though itís a little clunky; e.g., LegacyXyz and LegacyXyx2.

Two versions sounds nice/kind and I appreciate your willingness to keep them up if you can work out how.


In reply to Re: Is maintaining multiple versions of a CPAN module a terrible idea? by Your Mother
in thread Is maintaining multiple versions of a CPAN module a terrible idea? by hippo

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