Deinstalling perl module installed using CPAN

Ean Kingston ean at
Fri Feb 18 19:55:00 GMT 2005

> On Fri, Feb 18, 2005 at 03:55:52PM +0100, BSD todoo wrote:
>> How to deinstall a perl module (bsdpan-MailTools-1.64) that has been
>> installed using CPAN ?
>     # pkg_delete bsdpan-MailTools-1.64

If it was installed with CPAN, it is not in the FreeBSD package database
so how is a pkg_delete going to uninstall it?

Last time I checked, CPAN did not have an uninstall option. Does anyone
know any better?

I think you can get an install list out of the source (which might be
somewhere in ~/.cpan) and remove all the appropriate files by hand but
this might leave perl in an unstable state.

Ean Kingston

E-Mail: ean_AT_hedron_DOT_org

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