[CentOS] why type "perl -MCPAN -e shell" -> "install XML::Simple" on CentOS 5?

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 20:00:36 UTC 2007

On 10/30/07, Rogelio <scubacuda at gmail.com> wrote:

> Actually, I did install it that way, and for whatever reason, it
> wasn't working, so I googled, and someone suggested doing it that way.

Did you look at the error output from nmap2nagios.pl? Does
nmap2nagios.pl look in the proper places for files or does it hardcode
the include paths?

> I'm wondering if perhaps this is because there was a package conflict
> when I enabled the DAG / RPMforge repository?  When I did an "rpm -qa
> | grep perl", all of those packages were enabled.  To be sure, I did a
> "yum install perl-*" and grabbed everything.  Still nothing, so I did
> it manually.

Did you attempt to debug this at all so that we could help figure out
what's going on, or where any potential issue might reside?

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