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The Perl Maintenance Project


1.  Project Description

We maintain everything perlish in gentoo.

2.  Developers

Developer Nickname Role
Mikle Kolyada zlogene Lead
Vladimir Smirnov civil Member
Andreas Hüttel dilfridge Member

All developers can be reached by e-mail using

3.  Recruitment

We are currently looking for users interested in helping the project with one or more jobs.

To learn more, visit the Staffing Needs page.

4.  Subprojects

The Perl project has the following subprojects:

Project Lead Description
g-cpan Robin H. Johnson Build perl modules that portage keeps track of
perl-cleaner perl-herd Clean up those ph files and rebuild all your broken apps after a new perl
up2date-ng perl-herd Tool to check for updates on cpan (Ebuild vs CPAN)
perl-info perl-herd Tool to gather relevant perl data; 'emerge --info' for perl

5.  Resources

Resources offered by the Perl project are:

6.  Herds

The Perl project maintains the following herds:

Herd Members Description
perl civil, dilfridge, zlogene Perl-related packages


Page updated February 13, 2010

Summary: The Perl Maintenance Project handles all Gentoo-related Perl things.

Michael Cummings

Christian Hartmann

Mikle Kolyada

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