[OSM-dev] [OT] installing CPAN modules on dev

Nick Hill nick at nickhill.co.uk
Thu Nov 9 17:54:32 GMT 2006

Thanks Matthew.

If modules are still found to be missing and someone comes back to me with a 
list of modules, I will install them.

As a user, you can run dselect to find out current installed and available 
packages, and versions.

matthew-osm at newtoncomputing.co.uk wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 09, 2006 at 05:35:22PM +0000, Nick Hill wrote:
>> Also, individual perl modules aren't in the standard Debian repositories. I 
>> believe there is a bundle of 'standard' modules which is installed.
> There are lots of individual perl modules in the Debian repositories. They
> generally seem to have the name libmodule-name-perl. For example, my postscript
> drawing module, PostScript::Simple, made its way in as
> "libpostscript-simple-perl".
> The CPAN shell seems to work fairly well with Debian, though, properly
> installing modules in /usr/local rather than /usr.

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