in reply to CrazyPPM repository, interested?

/me wonders why, if your running a repository for win32 binaries, the files are .tar.gz..

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Re: Re: CrazyPPM repository, interested?
by jsprat (Curate) on Apr 27, 2002 at 00:12 UTC
    The short answer... because that's the format ppm uses.

    The long answer... if you download the zip from ActiveState, it includes a .ppd file to describe the installation and .tar.gz of the actual module files.