Can't find SVN::Core?

Ash Berlin ash_cpan at
Thu May 24 22:37:53 BST 2007

Jonathan Stowe wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-05-23 at 23:25 +0100, Ash Berlin wrote:
>> Andrew Black wrote:
>>> Matt S Trout wrote:
>>>> I'm quite in favour of it not being on CPAN - PerlMagick -is- on CPAN but
>>>> the version on CPAN is fundamentally useless and you have to build the 
>>>> one
>>>> out your ImageMagick tarball anyway. At least with svn this fact is 
>>>> clear.
>>> I would agree that it is best to have one version that is know to be 
>>> useful (and works with your version of svn, ImageMagick or whatever).
>>> But people do expect to find modules on CPAN.  Is there any way the CPAN 
>>>  could provide a pointer to say go to wherever to find the module. Not 
>>> being a CPAN expert no idea how sensible or feasible this is.
>>> Andrew
>> You could do
> I'm not sure this helps if you are doing an automated install :
>         bash-3.1$ sudo cpan SVN::Core
>         CPAN: File::HomeDir loaded ok (v0.65)
>         CPAN: Storable loaded ok (v2.15)
>         Going to read /home/jonathan/.cpan/Metadata
>           Database was generated on Thu, 24 May 2007 02:02:56 GMT
>         Warning: Cannot install SVN::Core, don't know what it is.
>         Try the command
>             i /SVN::Core/
>         to find objects with matching identifiers.
It doesn't help with automated install no. I kinda thought that was a 
Good Thing

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