perl -MCPAN -e shell question - need a howto

Andy Firman andy at
Fri Jan 14 07:55:27 PST 2005

On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 10:29:05AM -0500, Bryan Fullerton wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 06:20:49 -0900, Andy Firman <andy at> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 03:08:23PM +0000, Gary Hayers wrote:
> [snip]
> > > If you have the Ports tree installed you can install it from the ports tree
> > >
> > > # cd /usr/ports/textproc/p5-XML-DOM && make install clean
> > 
> > Understood.  But I am having a hard time figuring out how Perl modules
> > "should" get installed on a system.
> The generally preferred way on a FreeBSD system is to use the FreeBSD
> ports as noted above.

Yeah...I understand that, I read the whole manual, and I read the whole
book, The Complete FreeBSD.   Sorry if I am missing something really basic.

I don't see the perl module for Text::Aspell in the ports, by doing
all sorts of permutations of this:
cd /usr/ports && make search name=p5 |grep Aspell

So, once again, sorry if this is really basic stuff, but how to I get
Text::Aspell - Perl interface to the Aspell library installed?

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