[CentOS] scripting CPAN installs

Thu Apr 15 20:38:32 UTC 2010
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 4/15/2010 3:23 PM, Alan McKay wrote:
> Hey folks,
> Maybe there is a Perl/CPAN list that is a better place to ask this?
> If so, maybe someone can point me to it.
> Anyway, I want to be able to script the installation of a bunch of
> CPAN modules, and the first basic problem I am coming up against is
> that the "cpan" command seems to always return 0 regardless of whether
> or not the install completed.
> Google does not bring up a whole lot of help for me here, but I have
> to think this problem has already been solved.
> Thanks for any guidance you can give.

Things sometimes get ugly when you mix CPAN/rpm installs.  Have you 
checked epel/rpmforge/etc. for the modules you need?

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com