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Create rpm package from cpan package

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to create rpm package from cpan package, it has been recommended to use cpan2spec. However, I cant found this package for fedora?

posted Jul 21, 2013 by anonymous

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Loose the '2' from the name.
Old documentation that doesn't know cpanspec yet?

$ yum search cpan spec
Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit
=========================== N/S matched: cpan, spec ============================
cpanspec.noarch : RPM spec file generation utility

 Full name and summary matches only, use "search all" for everything.

$ repoquery --whatprovides /usr/bin/cpan2spec

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They were probably thinking of cpan2rpm. This project has been dormant for quite some time and no longer compiles/works in the current perl environment.

answer Jul 22, 2013 by anonymous
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