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Re: Perl CPAN module help

On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 04:25:01PM +0100, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
>Hello Gary,
>Wednesday, November 12, 2003, 7:57:42 PM, you 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 path. With HTML::Parser it couldn't run gcc
>> because it was not found. How do you use CPAN under cygwin? Is there a web
>> page that outlines how to configure CPAN for cygwin, is that what is needed?
>> Are others having problems and how did you fix them. 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 explain?
>Just start the `cpan` script:
>$ /usr/bin/cpan
>It asks some questions to configure itself when it runs the first time.

Is there a cygwin question or observation somewhere?  It seems like we've
wandered into territory which would be best served in a forum devoted
strictly to perl.


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