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David Golden
October 15, 2013 22:16
Re: Dual-lived CPAN distros with UPSTREAM => 'first-come'
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On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 3:23 AM, Steve Hay <> wrote:
>> I would further request that UPSTREAM => undef be removed, or used to mean
>> *exactly* "this module only lives in blead and is not dual-lifed".
>> I am currently looking at the code in Module::CoreList to see if it is
>> possible to conclusively determine a module's dual-life status from the
>> information currently available -- I don't think the current UPSTREAM
>> status is useful here.
> The current usage is only intended to say that it hasn't been decided
> whether UPSTREAM is blead or cpan. I agree that it would be good for
> all the undef cases to be resolved one way or the other, and will
> start a new thread regarding that soon.

It looks like most of the "undef" cases should just be resolved based
on whether they are in "cpan/" or something else.

(Why are we even tracking documentation files in Maintainers?)


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