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John SJ Anderson
December 20, 2017 00:29
Re: CPAN-river-1000: failures as of perl-5.27.6
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At least with the version of Excel I had here, I was able to rename it to a .csv extension, then do File -> Import, select “delimited data”, and then a custom ‘|’ delimiter. 

Just starting from CSV would be better. 8^)


> On 18Dec2017, at 18:48, Karen Etheridge <> wrote:
> This is useful data - thank you! - but the file format is awful: as not many spreadsheet editors understand the .psv extension, they want to open it as a raw text file, which necessitates me using a perl oneliner to convert the file to .csv before reading :)
> On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 6:04 PM, James E Keenan <> wrote:
> Attached you will find some data measuring the impact of the
> last three monthly Perl 5 development releases on the
> so-called 'CPAN river'.  Specifically, you will find data on
> those distributions among the 'top 1000' of the CPAN river
> which received a grade of 'FAIL' when I tried to install
> them with 'cpanm' against the most recent dev release,
> perl-5.27.6.
> Excluded from consideration for this list are distributions
> graded 'NA' -- typically, distributions for which necessary
> external dependencies are not installed or which are
> inappropriate for the operating system (Linux) on which
> 'cpanm' was being run.  Also excluded from consideration are
> distributions graded 'UNKNOWN'.
> Anyone who wishes to follow up on this data or help me
> further develop analyses like this should contact me.
> I will try to update this data once perl-5.27.7 is released.
> Thank you very much.
> Jim Keenan

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