easiest way to install CPAN on FreeBSD

Vince jhary at unsane.co.uk
Wed Oct 24 05:13:05 PDT 2007

Gerard wrote:
> On October 24, 2007 at 01:44AM Noah wrote:
>> I am looking around for a really simple way to install CPAN on FreeBSD. 
>> I keep running into errors in one variation or another.
I dont follow, CPAN.pm is installed as part of the perl port/package. Do
you mean the setup after you run perl -MCPAN -e 'shell' ?

> I thought CPAN was depreciated in favor of CPANPLUS. I have installed CPANPLUS
> from ports without any problems.
Well CPAN is part of the perl58 port while CPANPLUS is still an addon as
far as i can see. I tend to install my perl modules as ports anyway though.


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