April 2011 Archives

CPAN Instant Update Mirroring

If you've got a CPAN mirror and you haven't had a chance to test out the instant update mirroring, I'm here to suggest you try it out. I had a few spare moments earlier this week to test it out and I'm happy to say that the setup is trivial. If you follow these instructions, you can get yourself set up in a matter of minutes. In my case it was installing a couple of modules and then firing up the sync from the command line. When I checked back later, I had around 9 GB of CPAN goodness. As it happened, I…

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user-pic I hack on iCPAN, MetaCPAN and other fun stuff.