How to RPM'ify Perl Modules

Thomas Cameron thomas.cameron at
Tue Jul 28 04:48:30 UTC 2009

On 07/27/2009 02:51 AM, Florian Festi wrote:
> On 07/21/2009 03:29 PM, Fulko Hew wrote:
>> I'd like to create an RPM (spec file) to package my Perl based product
>> so that
>> its easy to distribute and easy to add to a Fedora kickstart file, but
>> I'm not too sure
>> where to start.  I've looked around and found cpan2rpm and rpmpan, but
>> I'd
>> like to know what the 'official' approach is for Fedora.
>> Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> The 'official' approach for Fedora are the Fedora Packaging Guidelines
> that also include a chapter for Perl:

I only just heard about this a couple of days ago as a replacement to
cpan2rpm.  It says "cpanspec generates spec files for Perl modules from
CPAN for Fedora."

I have not touched it, have no idea if it works well:


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