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Bart Lateur
February 9, 2001 01:18
Re: Auto-install (was autoloaded...)
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On Thu, 8 Feb 2001 17:49:45 -0200, Branden wrote:

>I've never actually used PPM, only read about it in
>the web. I guess their file format is a disguised .tar.gz, right?

It's a combination of an XML file, file extension "PPD", which describes
the properties and dependencies, and platforms, and a normal .tar.gz
file. The latter can come straight from CPAN.


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