|metayml is parsable||
The META.yml file of this distribution could not be parsed by the version of CPAN::Meta::YAML.pm CPANTS is using.
If you don't have one, add a META.yml file. Else, upgrade your YAML generator so it produces valid YAML.
|metayml conforms to known spec||
META.yml does not conform to any recognised META.yml Spec.
Take a look at the META.yml Spec at http://module-build.sourceforge.net/META-spec-v1.4.html (for version 1.4) or http://search.cpan.org/perldoc?CPAN::Meta::Spec (for version 2), and change your META.yml accordingly.
The file "README" is missing from this distribution. The README provides some basic information to users prior to downloading and unpacking the distribution.
Add a README to the distribution. It should contain a quick description of your module and how to install it.
|has meta yml||
The file "META.yml" is missing from this distribution. META.yml is needed by people maintaining module collections (like CPAN), for people writing installation tools, or just people who want to know some stuff about a distribution before downloading it.
Add a META.yml to the distribution. Your buildtool should be able to autogenerate it.
The distribution hasn't got a Changelog (named something like m/^chang(es?|log)|history$/i. A Changelog helps people decide if they want to upgrade to a new version.
Add a Changelog (best named 'Changes') to the distribution. It should list at least major changes implemented in newer versions.
|no mymeta files||
This distribution contains MYMETA.* files which should be used only locally. This metric should be integrated into 'no_generated_files' eventually, but as MYMETA.* files are recent inventions, you might need to take special care if MANIFEST.SKIP exists in your distribution. Hence this metric.
Update MANIFEST.SKIP to exclude MYMETA files. If you are lazy, add "#!install_default" in your MANIFEST.SKIP and update your ExtUtils::Manifest if necessary, then some of the most common files will be excluded.
This distribution is not required by another distribution by another author.
Convince / force / bribe another CPAN author to use this distribution.
|metayml has provides||
This distribution does not have a list of provided modules defined in META.yml.
Add all modules contained in this distribution to the META.yml field 'provides'. Module::Build does this automatically for you.
|has separate license file||
This distribution does not have a LICENSE or LICENCE file in its root directory.
This is not a critical issue. Currently mainly informative for the CPANTS authors. It might be removed later.