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Re: cpan client does not see newest versions of some modules

by Khen1950fx (Canon)
on Dec 16, 2012 at 19:56 UTC ( #1009090=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to cpan client does not see newest versions of some modules

For a reliable cpan client, try dual-lived. It has no enviromental or setup problems and will report for the perl that you are using. For example:
#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; system("dual-lived namespace::autoclean -u"); system("dual-lived /^namespace::au/");
The -u in the first system call will either install or upgrade as necessary. Also, if you'd like a superfast namespace check of the whole "namespace" namespace, do:
#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; system("dual-lived /^namespace/");

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[ambrus]: Corion: I think I parsed a HTTP header from a string with LWP once. You can definitely use that to create a HTTP message too. The problme is
[ambrus]: that if you do that, you'd have to find where each HTTP response ends, which is nontrivial if you want persistent connections (essential for performance if you have small requests).
[Corion]: ambrus: Yes, ideally an API that I feed the incoming data piece by piece and that I can ask "is that response done" and "what should I do next" and "please construct the appropriate redirect for me"
[Corion]: ambrus: Yes, ideally the module would do all that nasty stuff for me and give me a way to ask it what the current situation is
[ambrus]: Corion: you could also consider using some wrapper over the multi interface of curl, I think Net::Curl might be a good one, since implementing enough of what it expects from the event loop might be easier than a full AnyEvent interface.
[ambrus]: Corion: you could also consider using IO::Async and its POE driver and some HTTP module for it, but I don't know if that would solve your problems with AnyEvent+POE
[ambrus]: Corion: wait, you didn't say POE. You said Prima, let me look up what that is.
[ambrus]: Corion: have you considered just writing an AnyEvent integration for that thing?
[ambrus]: Or perhaps pushing schmorp to write one?
[ambrus]: Also, searching for an existing one on CPAN obviously

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