Monthly Archives: April 2010

What I'm working on in Perl

Andy just asked "What are you working on in Perl?" but rather than reply in a comment, I thought it would be a good Ironman post of my own, so here we go: CPAN Meta Spec version 2 -- I released the final spec and will soon be looking to rally toolchain developers to implement […]

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CPAN Meta Spec version 2 released

Dear CPAN authors, It is with great pleasure that we present you with the release of the CPAN Meta Spec version 2. This document specifies the format for the next version of CPAN distribution metadata files -- the META.yml and now META.json files found in most distributions on CPAN. Version 2 is the result of […]

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CPAN Testers 2.0 beta reset

By posting about progress with the CPAN Testers beta, I was tempting fate. I recently found a bug in how facts were being stored and hit a wall of problems trying to fix it up. The net result was that the server stopped taking new reports. Whoops! Well, that's why I get to call it […]

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CPAN Testers 2.0 beta test update

The CT 2.0 beta test has been running for about three weeks. About 160,000 reports have been submitted by beta testers at an average rate of a little over 5 per minute. It's also seen some sustained spikes over 150 reports per minute. You can see the log graphics below. Reports have been received from […]

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Module::Build repository migrated to git

I have completed a migration of the Module::Build repository from Subversion to git. The new repository is available publicly on github.com: Browse the repository Clone it: git://github.com/dagolden/module-build.git I have done my best to clean up the merge/branch/tag history, but have not bothered to clean up empty commits left over from the original cvs2svn conversion. If […]

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