September 2012 Archives

Your Personal CPAN In The Sky

Here's an idea (actually, Michael Schwern's idea): Custom CPAN-like repositories hosted in the cloud. Imagine if you could put all the CPAN modules that you depend on (including any proprietary modules of your own) into a private (or public) repository up in the cloud. You just send your tar.gz files into the cloud where they are stored and indexed so you can build, test, and install them with the standard Perl toolchain. Every time you build your application, you'll get exactly the same versions of those modules.

Now imagine this repository in the cloud has a version control syste…

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