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[ale] perl cpan module problem



Here is what I do (I'm sure there is an easier way)...

   #perl -MCPAN -e shell
   cpan>o conf init

Also try 'h' or '?' at the cpan> prompt for more options.

hth,
-Jim P.



--- "David S. Jackson" <dsj at sylvester.dsj.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I seem to have a problem running my CPAN module.  I'm just trying
> to get it up and going.
> 
> The error is:
> 
>   [ snip ]
> 
> juno /root # perl -MCPAN -e 'install Bundle::libnet'
> 
>   Please, install Net::FTP as soon as possible. CPAN.pm installs
>   it for you
>   if you just type
>   install Bundle::libnet
> 
> 	  [ . . . ]  (message repeated numerous times...)
> 
> Trying with "/usr/local/bin/lynx -source" to get
>     ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/mirrors/cpan/authors/01mailrc.txt.gz
>     CPAN: Compress::Zlib loaded ok
>     Error reading from
>     /usr/local/.cpan/sources/authors/01mailrc.txt: 
> 
>   [ snip ]
> 
> 
> I am thinking I may have entered the URLs incorrectly when the
> CPAN configuration module asked me for my favorite CPAN mirrors.
> Could that be the case?  
> 
> If not, what?
> 
> If so, what is the command that configures the CPAN module?  I
> forget.  :-\
> 
> 
> Many TIA!
> 
> 
> --
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