Preparing For CPAN
Audience: Intermidate Perl knowledge, can install modules from CPAN.
Category: Perl Modules
This talk takes a look at how a CPAN author might need to think about preparing a distribution they wish to upload to CPAN. The talk will deal with a Perl distribution, but the content of the talk is applicable to any distribution or application that is to be deployed or distributed.
The talk covers:
* Requirements for packaging a CPAN distribution
* Developer testing and sanity checking
* Common mistakes as seen by CPAN Testers
Note that this is not a testing talk, although some aspects of testing are mentioned, including CPAN Testing.