Claes Jakobsson


CPAN Hacking


This document describes how to hack on CPANXR


Apache configuration

To avoid having to run make install every time you make a change, add the following line to your httpd.conf

  use lib '/path/to/CPANXR/lib';

And change your DocumentRoot to point at /path/to/CPANXR/setup/html.

Running the indexer

Run the indexer with perl -Ilib bin/cpanxr index from your CPANXR development dir


Patches to CPANXR are prefered in the unified format, but any format GNU diff and patch understans is fine. In the subject of your mail, please add the prefix [PATCH].

Reporting bugs

Use (CPAN Request Tracker) to report bugs to CPANXR