Last week I attended the toolchain summit in Lyon, along with 38 other members of our community. For four days we were all working to make the CPAN and Perl toolchain better. This is my log of what I did.

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One of the topic which came up several times at the toolchain summit was CPAN distributions without a META.yml or META.json. No metadata make life hard for tools in a number of ways, which isn't good for distributions that somewhere on the CPAN River. Many of these distributions have had RT tickets raised about this issue, but that hasn't really had much effect. So I've an idea for a new approach.

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