[CLUG-tech] Perl Package missing how to install

Warwick Duncan warwick at frogfoot.com
Thu Dec 20 18:30:15 SAST 2007


On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 04:15:01PM +0200, Jonathan Hitchcock wrote:
[..]
> If there's a package in the repositories for a perl module, you should
> always use it.  If there isn't, then use CPAN - it's like the
> compile-from-source option, and shouldn't be used unless absolutely
> necessary.
[..]

And even then 'dh-make-perl --cpan MODULE' is your friend, bringing CPAN
to dpkg.

Regards
Warwick

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