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Subject: Alternatively use META.yml?
I wonder if CPAN::Unwind could (alternatively) use META.yml to get the dependency information. While not (yet) authoritative, this could solve the security problem you mentioned in the Pod. Regards, Slaven
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On Tue Jul 31 16:43:33 2007, SREZIC wrote:
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> I wonder if CPAN::Unwind could (alternatively) use META.yml to get the > dependency information. While not (yet) authoritative, this could solve > the security problem you mentioned in the Pod. > > Regards, > Slaven
agreed, especially since there is an official api to retrieve the Meta info without having to fetch the distribution and munge around in the files: http://search.cpan.org/meta/CPAN-Unwind/META.json
On Tue Jul 31 16:43:33 2007, SREZIC wrote:
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> I wonder if CPAN::Unwind could (alternatively) use META.yml to get the > dependency information. While not (yet) authoritative, this could solve > the security problem you mentioned in the Pod.
Actually, I wrote CPAN::Unwind to especially cover cases where META.yml is missing or incorrect. But adding a non-intrusive mode and using the CPAN API sounds like a good idea, I'll get on it.


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