[oak perl] A good read when loading tricky CPAN modules
skolupae at sonic.net
Wed Jan 23 12:11:14 PST 2008
"Problematic perl prerequisites - O'Reilly Sysadmin" - Chris Josephes
This is a good discussion of the difficulties we sometimes have
when loading a new CPAN module. It is well written with
numerous well-written replies.
I would recommend reading it when perl -MCPAN -e'shell', or
sends you out into the jungle with multiple levels of prerequisites.
If the writer and the responders have this much
to discuss, then we ordinary folks aren't idiots.
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