[Bioperl-l] problems with a few packages
cjfields at illinois.edu
Thu Dec 16 08:33:15 EST 2010
On Dec 15, 2010, at 11:39 PM, Dave Messina wrote:
> Hey Chris,
> On Dec 16, 2010, at 1:23, Chris Fields <cjfields at illinois.edu> wrote:
>> (note to self: ask Ewan to remove the old versions of bioperl off CPAN).
> When I looked at this a couple of months ago, as far as I could tell Ewan had marked them as deprecated, and they're now part of BackPAN instead of the main CPAN.
> What I didn't do was ask the CPAN admins why these deprecated releases still show up (and preferentially) in users' CPAN queries. So perhaps that's what we should do next. (and by we I mean me unless you or someone else is motivated at the moment)
Probably a good idea to check with the CPAN folks. If Ewan didn't delete the old versions (under his user name), then they might still be indexed.
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