[CentOS] why type "perl -MCPAN -e shell" -> "install XML::Simple" on CentOS 5?
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Wed Oct 31 00:50:12 UTC 2007
--- Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/30/07, Rogelio <scubacuda at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm running nmap2nagios.pl, and I notice that on
> CentOS 5, I had to
> > run the following to get it working (when I didn't
> have to do the same
> > on CentOS 4)
> > perl -MCPAN -e shell
> > (answer questions)
> > > install XML::Simple
> > Why is that?
> Because for some insane reason you chose to go about
> things the hard
> (and potentially dangerous) way instead of 'yum
> perl-XML-Simple' from the base repository.
> Please don't make me get out my soap box regarding
> package management.
> During times of universal deceit, telling the truth
> becomes a revolutionary act.
> George Orwell
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