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John SJ Anderson
September 21, 2017 16:46
Re: CPAN module updates
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> On 21Sep2017, at 09:40, Father Chrysostomos <> wrote:
> Some time ago, we had a volunteer who would update blead with new
> releases of dual-life CPAN modules on a regular basis.  Recently that
> has not been happening.  Test::Simple in blead, for example, is about
> twenty releases behind CPAN.

My apologies. I looked at the out of sync modules when doing the 5.27.4 release yesterday, but decided (slash was advised to) to skip that step my first time out. 

> We need a new volunteer who would be willing to take on this
> task.  I would be willing myself, but quite frankly I just do not
> have the time.

I don’t have time _immediately_ but I will consider looking into this in a few weeks, if nobody else steps up. 

> Nevertheless, if someone would point me to a set of instructions
> (I have never done this before), I would like to update at least
> Test::Simple myself, since it has recently been fixed to work with
> blead changes that I am about to make.

This is documented in the Release Manager’s Guide: <>


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