[Catalyst] UPDATE: catalyst on vmware

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 21:03:21 CEST 2006

On 21 Apr 2006, at 19:57, Dean Troyer wrote:

> On 4/20/06, Dave Hodgkinson <davehodg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm currently in the habit of taking whatever the base install
>> does and then upgrading everything out of date. With allied
>> breakages. This may or may not be of engineering quality.
>> And of course force install Scalar::Util.
> I was doing basically this (via the cpan2rpm method Alessio mentioned
> above) but trying to reconcile the differences between the FC/RHEL
> world and Solaris made my head spin, and I didn't have the time to
> write cpan2pkg.  I need a process as automated as possible (cd
> /app/src; make world), and coupling this with VMware/Xen/Sol zones/etc
> makes for some interesting possibilities.
> Most big-time apps that need Perl ship a bundled interpreter and
> modules anyway to simplify support.  The nice side-effect of this is
> it puts the Catalyst module-dependency maze completely in the
> deveoper's lap.

Which is what we're trying to do with shipping an entire VM :)

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