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Re: No updates to 00modlist.long.html?

Graham Barr
November 10, 1999 06:27
Re: No updates to 00modlist.long.html?
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>---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>From: Elaine -HFB- Ashton <>
>Date: Mon, 1 Nov 1999 12:22:32 -0600
>>Benjamin Franz [] quoth:
>*>This is having ripple effect consequences as other things like
>*>the seem to rely on the contents of the
>*>modlist.long - which is becoming seriously out of date.
>The recent uploads page doesn't rely on that file nor do the queries as
>far as I am aware.

Correct, it works froom it's own database.

> However, the 'catalog search' is not the same as the
>'cpan search' on the left side of the page; the cpan search is
>comprehensive for some value of comprehensive.

Yes the two are different. Un fortunatly the catalog was filled
with data from the module list and not all of those modules
exist on CPAN, so it seems there are broken links :-(

I will fix this when I can, but right now I only have Email
access, when my boss lends me his computer

>Also, my mirror shows the modlist.long having been updated yesterday
>morning. Perhaps you have a stale site or a cdrom? Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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