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Re: installing perl modules on F10



On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 4:02 AM, Dave Cross <davorg gmail com> wrote:
> 2009/2/6 Norman Gaywood <ngaywood une edu au>:
>> Hi list,
>>
>> So whats the recommended way of installing perl modules in Fedora 10?
>
> rpm and/or yum
>
>> What we have been doing in the past is to install a perl-* rpm via yum
>> if one is available for the module we want.
>>
>> If the module is not available via rpm, we use "perl -MCPAN -e shell" to
>> install modules.
>
> I really don't recommend that. Mixing rpm-installed modules and
> cpan-installed modules is very likely to lead to unhappiness.
>
> You may find my "Perl in RPM-Land" presentation interesting.
>
>  http://www.slideshare.net/davorg/perl-in-rpmland-presentation
>
> Cheers,
>

I use cpan2rpm, you install cpan2rpm by

yum install capan2rpm


then for example:

cpan2rpm -i Statistics::Distribution

or

cpan2rpm --no-sign  -i Statistics::Regression

I changed "Pod::Text" in  /usr/bin/cpan2rpm to "Pod::Parser"


It is very handy

Y


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