December 2009 Archives


CPAN is one of the greatest things about Perl. However, sometimes I can't connect to the internet or I have spotty connectivity. That's why CPAN::Mini exists - it creates a local copy of CPAN. It takes up about 1.4 GB of space. However, this means that your local copy of CPAN is now out of date. You can run minicpan often, but I thought there could be a better solution, so I wrote CPAN::Mini::Live. This module allows you to have a local CPAN mirror…

About acme

user-pic Léon Brocard (aka acme) is an orange-loving Perl eurohacker with many varied contributions to the Perl community, including the GraphViz module on the CPAN. YAPC::Europe was all his fault. He is still looking for a Perl Monger group he can start which begins with the letter 'D'.