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What should go in dist/ and cpan/

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Leon Timmermans
December 23, 2021 21:25
What should go in dist/ and cpan/
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I can't help noticing that for many distributions it's rather unintuitive
what its upstream will be. I have the general impression that it's often a
matter of "it was orphaned, so we adopted it" more than anything else. I
don't think that state is desirable.

I would propose that we would aim to split them on a simple question "will
most changes come from inside or outside of core". That would mean that
e.g. Devel::PPPort would stay dist/, but something like FindBin should move
to cpan/. That doesn't mean we should move all those things right away,
often we should find a reliable maintainer first.


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