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Re: installing perl modules on F10



2009/2/6 L <yuanlux gmail com>:
> 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
>>
>
> 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

cpanspec is what the Fedora Perl team use to build RPMs from CPAN
modules. you may find it builds nicer RPMs than cpan2rpm.

Dave...


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