FastCGi on IIS... The tale of Microsoft and my new Perl Module...
david at cantrell.org.uk
Fri Oct 26 00:59:45 BST 2007
On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 01:17:46PM -0700, chromatic wrote:
> On Thursday 25 October 2007 12:41:24 David Cantrell wrote:
> > > On Thursday 25 October 2007 07:49:06 David Cantrell wrote:
> > >> Unfortunately there's an awful lot of people who still have old versions
> > >> of CPAN.pm. There will be for as long as they use perl 5.8.8, because
> > >> CPAN.pm doesn't get upgraded.
> > > I remember CPAN doing this for years.
> > And? I remember *ignoring* that message for years,
> No surprise that you have problems updating software, then.
If your software requires a newer version of CPAN.pm than what I have
intalled, then there is a mechanism for you to specify that and to make
the upgrade happen fairly painlessly. For upgrading something as
important as CPAN.pm, I would appreciate being asked before it does it
> Perhaps you can give us all a list of the ancient versions of software you
> personally use so we can update all of our code to use only features and work
> around bugs present in those ancient versions so that we can release new
> versions of our software that you won't update to.
Ha ha ha
David Cantrell | Reality Engineer, Ministry of Information
Computer Science is about lofty design goals and careful algorithmic
optimisation. Sysadminning is about cleaning up the resulting mess.
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