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RE: Perl CPAN module help
- From: "Peter J. Acklam" <pjacklam at online dot no>
- To: "Gary Nielson" <gary at garynielson dot com>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 08:52:00 +0100
- Subject: RE: Perl CPAN module help
"Gary Nielson" <email@example.com> wrote:
>I tried installing several perl modules today, but make test
>failed on several in the LWP package and for HTML::Parser
>etc. Couldn't find modules I'd already installed in the INC
That's strange. Which module is not found? Since you have
installed it, where is it? What is your @INC? You can see your
perl -wle 'print for @INC'
>With HTML::Parser it couldn't run gcc because it was not found.
Then you must install it. :-) Run setup.exe and install gcc.
>How do you use CPAN under cygwin?
To fire up the cpan shell, just type, at the cygwin shell
>Is there a web page that outlines how to configure CPAN for
>cygwin, is that what is needed?
I found it to be quite straight forward. Please be specific and
tell where you run into problems.
>Are others having problems and how did you fix them.
We'll take one thing at a time. I've used the cpan shell a lot,
but I need some more information about where you run into
>I successfully install some and have force installed others and
>notice that if you do a perldoc perllocal you only get the first
>three modules listed, whereas if you do a more on the perllocal
>file, you see a lot more listed. What's up with that, can anyonw
I have never used "perldoc perllocal" to see what modules I have
installed, so at this point I can't tell you what is wrong.
Peter J. Acklam - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://home.online.no/~pjacklam
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