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Re^2: CPAN Alternatives

by ptum (Priest)
on Oct 07, 2010 at 17:49 UTC ( #864050=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: CPAN Alternatives
in thread CPAN Alternatives

Yes, I use minicpan. Originally, I ran the minicpan script and created a copy on my home server, then copied the gzipped 'MIRROR' to a work server via my laptop (it only uses about 1GB, as I recall). Problem was, my copy would get stale and I would forget to update it. Eventually, I got external access to one of the CPAN mirrors from a single server in my work network, and so now I run minicpan from there daily, and host the CPAN from that single work server for all the others.

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