[Pdx-pm] unhappy CPAN on OS X

Tom Phoenix rootbeer at redcat.com
Wed Oct 29 19:29:53 CST 2003

On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Randall Hansen wrote:

> It appears to not be able to use LWP or Net::FTP to fetch tarballs, but
> it takes *forever* to figure this out before it drops to using vanilla
> ftp.

It sounds as if vanilla FTP is configured to get around your
firewall/proxy setup, but Net::FTP and LWP might not be. Maybe?

Check out Net::Config, which is used with Net::FTP. Is there something
analogous with LWP?

--Tom Phoenix

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