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

Reuven M. Lerner reuven at lerner.co.il
Tue Nov 26 01:22:31 PST 2002


>>>>> "Shlomo" == Shlomo Yona <shlomo at cs.haifa.ac.il> writes:

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

Yeah, these are just a cache.  CPAN.pm looks there before trying to
download a version from the network.  You can delete the contents of
~/.cpan each time you use CPAN.pm, and everything will work fine (but
more slowly).

Reuven




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