[Pdx-pm] what to do when cpan multiplexer selects very slow site?

chromatic chromatic at wgz.org
Wed Mar 21 08:02:51 PDT 2007

On Wednesday 21 March 2007 07:53, Keith Lofstrom wrote:

> Thank you chromatic and schwern!  The Ctrl-c method caused CPAN-1.76
> on the ancient machine to just use the stale files, not try another
> mirror.  Now that I have the magic recipe, and have added the speedy
> "ftp.osuosl.org" to the list,  that will not happen again.  During
> my frobbing, I grepped in /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.3/CPAN for the string
> "ftp.perl.org", and didn't find it (Amusing workaround number 3 would
> have been to change it by hand).

It was more likely in CPAN::Config (perldoc -l CPAN::Config).  I've changed 
mine by hand a few times (mostly because I always forget "o conf commit").

-- c

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