Perl Modules: CPAN vs Yum

Steve Meyers steve-plug at
Tue Jul 3 18:15:17 MDT 2012

On 7/3/12 6:05 PM, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-07-03 at 11:14 -0600, Tod Hansmann wrote:
>> Why don't the devs just include any libraries they want inside the app
>> they want you to deploy.
> And here we have a perfect illustration of why sysadmins hate
> developers.

And vice versa. :)

As a sysadmin, I try to make clear with the devs that my job is to help 
them do their job better, but I need their cooperation to do my job 
better as well.  I explain the constraints and concerns we have in 
sysadmin land, and try to work out the best compromises.  In some cases, 
that has meant bundling libraries, but in a more controlled manner.


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