Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Mike Wright <email@example.com> said:
>> I'm trying to install a perl module without any luck. Isn't this stuff
>> supposed to work out of the gate? Is there some sort of fedora / yum
>> way to to this? Basic instructions for perl either return nothing or a
>> failure message.
>> perl -Mcpan -e shell
> It is CPAN, not cpan (case matters). However, your first step should be
> to see if the module you want is available packaged for Fedora. You can
> do that from the command-line as root with:
> yum install 'perl(Some::Module)'
> If it isn't found, you can then use CPAN to install it. You may need to
> install the CPAN module first though with:
> yum install 'perl(CPAN)'
Thank you both. I now have NetAddr:IP and CPAN and know how to do this
the fedora way.
I guess this is somewhat akin to the way an apache installation is
extended: different builds for each module/option that can then be
added. Then things can be add from the o/s level rather than having
the users build/compile/etc.
Very cool. (I do need to find out where all this is doc'd, tho
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