[Perl] Installation oneliners (was:perldoc and perl/tk)

Shlomo Yona shlomo at cs.haifa.ac.il
Tue Nov 26 01:18:44 PST 2002

On Tue, 26 Nov 2002, Reuven M. Lerner wrote:

> >>>>> "Shlomo" == Shlomo Yona <shlomo at cs.haifa.ac.il> writes:
>     Shlomo> Yes. You are correct.  RPMs and CPAN modules are not
>     Shlomo> synchronized.  I wonder how one can make the two methods
>     Shlomo> talk (if at all), so they share the same version/package
>     Shlomo> database.
> CPAN is just a distribution mechanism for Perl modules.  There isn't
> any "CPAN database" installed on your system when you install a module
> from CPAN, although this isn't an inherently bad idea.

There are some files in ~/.cpan which serve as a kind of a database/cache.
Perhaps calling them a database is too much...

Shlomo Yona
shlomo at cs.haifa.ac.il

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