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NAME ^

cpan2dist - The CPANPLUS distribution creator

SYNOPSIS ^

    ### build a debian package of DBI and it's prerequisites, don't bother
    ### running tests
    cpan2dist --format CPANPLUS::Dist::Deb --buildprereq --skiptest DBI
    
    ### Build a package, whose format is determined by your config of 
    ### the local tarball, reloading cpanplus' indices first and using
    ### the tarballs Makefile.PL if it has one.
    cpan2dist --makefile --flushcache --archive /path/to/Cwd-1.0.tgz
    
    ### build a package from Net::FTP, but dont build any packages or
    ### dependencies whose name match 'Foo', 'Bar' or any of the patterns
    ### mentioned in /tmp/ban
    cpan2dist --ban Foo --ban Bar --igorelist /tmp/ban Net::FTP
    
    ### please consult the usage message for elaborate options. Also 
    ### lists available formats.
    cpan2dist --help

    ### set a certain format to be your default, using the default shell:
    CPAN Terminal> s conf dist_type CPANPLUS::Dist::SomeFormat; s save;

DESCRIPTION ^

This script will create distributions of CPAN modules of the format you specify, including its prerequisites. These packages can then be installed using the corresponding package manager for the format.

Note, you can also do this interactively from the default shell, CPANPLUS::Shell::Default. See the CPANPLUS::Dist documentation, as well as the documentation of your format of choice for any format specific documentation.

SEE ALSO ^

CPANPLUS::Dist, CPANPLUS::Module, CPANPLUS::Shell::Default, cpanp

AUTHOR ^

This module by Jos Boumans <kane@cpan.org>.

COPYRIGHT ^

The CPAN++ interface (of which this module is a part of) is copyright (c) 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, Jos Boumans <kane@cpan.org>. All rights reserved.

This library is free software; you may redistribute and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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