[CentOS] install of Pod::Simple through CPAN

Filipe Brandenburger filbranden at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 22:47:39 UTC 2008


Hi,

On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 18:36, Al Sparks <data345 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to install [...whatever...] using CPAN.

DON'T!

http://wiki.centos.org/PackageManagement/SourceInstalls#head-cfd9f0e0d2b93af6f3ada5326e80577efc82fd2b

> 1.  Is there an alternative way to install swatch?  I didn't get a hit
>    when I tried yum.

Look at RPMforge, they have swatch 3.1 here:
http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/swatch/

> 2.  I'm not wedded to swatch.  Is there another log checker out there
>    that will work with CentOS?

logwatch comes with CentOS and is installed by default.

> 3.  Lastly, here's the error I get when I attempt to install
>    Pod::Simple through CPAN:

That's why you should never use CPAN on a RHEL/CentOS box.

HTH,
Filipe


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