Dan Nelson dnelson at
Wed Aug 3 14:39:32 GMT 2005

In the last episode (Aug 03), Dan Mahoney, System Admin said:
> I'm under the understanding that it's somehow preferable to install
> perl modules via the ports system, rather than the straight off perl
> -MCPAN -e shell system I normally use.  Apparently the only advantage
> is this avoids the "no origin recorded" errors (although portupgrade
> can't handle BSDPAN modules).

The other advantage is that if you install perl modules via ports,
portupgrade will upgrade them.  I didn't think CPAN had any sort of
automatic updating option.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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