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CPAN Spring cleaning needed

by Discipulus (Abbot)
on May 11, 2021 at 09:35 UTC ( #11132388=perlnews: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Hello monks,

CPAN is a house for many of us and we are in charge to keep it cleen.

See the original request: http://neilb.org/2021/05/10/delete-your-old-releases.html

L*

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Reinvent the wheel, then learn The Wheel; may be one day you reinvent one of THE WHEELS.

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Re: CPAN Spring cleaning needed
by Bod (Deacon) on May 11, 2021 at 11:15 UTC

    My development releases have now been scheduled for deletion...not that they will make a huge difference in the big scheme of thing but every little helps I guess...

    Thanks for sharing.

      In the Netherlands we have "Alle kleine beetjes helpen." (all small bits add up to the larger goal). I removed 4.4 Mb.

      I keep the last one and the one before to enable to diff option in metacpan.

      Thanks for pushing it to PM. I also got this on IRC.


      Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn
Re: CPAN Spring cleaning needed
by perlancar (Hermit) on May 16, 2021 at 08:56 UTC
    I did some totaling of numbers in CPAN/BackPAN indices so you can get a better picture.
Re: CPAN Spring cleaning needed
by VinsWorldcom (Prior) on May 11, 2021 at 18:59 UTC

    I make it a habit to delete the previous release when I upload a new one. All of my releases have the latest and at most one older version - the rest are on BackPAN.

    Cheers.

Re: CPAN Spring cleaning needed
by reisinge (Hermit) on May 11, 2021 at 13:20 UTC
    done, thanks

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