> BTW, what is wrong with using > cpan? I thought they were the most up to date of the perl modules > available, but I rarely ever see anything perl related in a yum > update... maybe I just missed it. <sigh> Hello Sam: I can't answer the parent question, but I do use CPAN modules quite often. The main difference is that I always convert them to RPM first using the cpan2rpm utility. It takes a few extra steps, but I've found that it makes upgrades and troubleshooting a lot easier.