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Old 12-09-2008, 02:37 AM
Ken Irving
 
Default Perl modules

On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 09:04:28PM -0600, M.Lewis wrote:
>
> Recently, I needed to install a perl module that I was not able to find
> with synaptic or aptitude using the 'normal' repositories. I believe the
> module was File::Find::Path.
>
> I know I can install this module via CPAN. Is this the recommended
> method when a module is not available in the 'normal' repositories?

I think so. I'm pretty sure the CPAN tools default to putting modules
under /usr/local/, and that's the important thing. Debian won't mess
with /usr/local/ (or /opt/ for that matter), so anything there is safe
from being overwritten or whatever.

Ken

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