March 2011 Archives

How I manage the distribution of Perl5 projects

If you are working like me (which is unlikely) distributing and deploying your Perl5 projects poses a significant challenge. Managing self-contained projects has become vastly easier since the advent of local::lib, Dist::Zilla and App::cpanminus but the ever changing (and sometimes incompatible) nature of CPAN has bitten me more than once in my life as a coder. Here is how I try to solve this, judge for yourself if this approach has any merit and encourage me to go further down this path if you think it does.

About Sebastian Willert

user-pic Programming Perl 5 in Emacs for over a decade, blogging since a few minutes. Expect tidbits about both technologies here (if at all, I'm not too sure I can develop a blogging habit).