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Re: What do I use to release a module to CPAN for the first time?by hippo (Chancellor)
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I am fairly sure releasing modules to CPAN should not cause tearful emotional breakdowns on a semi-regular basis, especially when it is just one module with less than 30 lines of code to it.
Indeed not. While you could use one of the frameworks for release, I would not necessarily recommend that for your first go. Once you know how it is all done then you can look to automate away the boring parts. But in essence it is this simple (assuming you have used ExtUtils::MakeMaker):
You now have a tarball which you can upload to PAUSE.
The module I want to release first is Fancy::Open.
Have you read On The Naming of Modules? I suggest you do. Among much other good advice it says this:
So perhaps consider a different name. Did you post to PrePAN?
The doc goes on to say:
I hope this is useful to you.