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Perl Move to MetaCPAN

Summary web frontend for CPAN is being replaced by Many Perl RPM packages refer to the This Fedora change aims to mass-update URL and Source RPM tags.


  • Name: Petr Písař
  • Email: <>
  • Release notes owner:

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 29
  • Last updated: 2018-05-24
  • Tracker bug: <will be assigned by the Wrangler>

Detailed Description

Fedora packages store URL to the upstream web page and URL to source archive location in their metadata. Most of the Perl packages uses for this purpose. However, won't be the canonical source anymore. We should update the metadata to point to the new location.

Benefit to Fedora

Provide up-to-date home page in package descriptions to Fedora users. Fetch sources into Fedora infrastructure directly from upstream location.


  • Proposal owners: Rewrite URL and Source addresses in Perl package specification files.
  • Other developers: Make sure the new addresses are correct.
  • Trademark approval: N/A (not needed for this Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

This change has no impact on run-time.

How To Test

Package rebuilt after this change won't display in rpm -qi' output.

User Experience

URL in in RPM packages uses instead of


There are no dependencies.

Contingency Plan

Reverting Perl packaging guidelines change.


Release Notes

This change does not need to be highlighted in the release notes.