Dependent modules and version control

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G'day everyone

Context: ActiveState Perl Developers Kit, Windows XP.

With CPAN changing so often, has anyone come up with a batch/automated
mechanism to check if dependent modules have changed and then flag the
developer and/or download the updates and recompile?

With Devel::Modlist I can get a list of the modules used, e.g.
    perl -d:Modlist=cpan,nocore BOSS.ctrl
which gives me
ActiveState::Path      1.00
AutoLoader             5.66
Carp                   1.08
Cwd                  3.2701
Exporter               5.62
Tree::Nary              1.3
Win32::OLE           0.1709
XSLoader               0.08
constant               1.15

    cpan -O
CPAN: Storable loaded ok (v2.18)
Going to read C:\Perl\cpan\Metadata
  Database was generated on Wed, 28 May 2008 13:06:52 GMT
Module Name                                Local    CPAN
DBD::Multiplex                            2.0600  2.0700
DBD::SQLite                               1.1300  1.1400
Digest::SHA                               5.4600  5.4700
IPA                                       1.0500  1.0600
Log::Log4perl                             1.1500  1.1600
Module::Pluggable                         3.7000  3.8000
Regexp::Common                            2.1200  2.1220
Regexp::Common::SEN                       2.1020  2.1040
Regexp::Common::URI                       2.1080  2.1100
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I can see where I can go with this, and could come up with something
useful, but I'd rather not reinvent the toasted cheese sandwich.

Kind regards,

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