[sf-perl] Help with a downloaded module

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at asheesh.org
Sun Feb 24 12:10:20 PST 2008

On Sun, 24 Feb 2008, Neil Heller wrote:

> I'm a relative newbie at Perl.
> I downloaded a module, TestReporter.pm, from CPAN.
> On my Wintel machine I created a directory, c:\test\TestReporter.
> I plopped the module (without change) into that directory and issued a
> couple of command line calls.

That's not the right way to install CPAN modules.

Do you know about the CPAN shell?  Try this:

perl -MCPAN -e shell

That will give you a prompt at which you can ask it:

install __name__of_module_you_want__

-- Asheesh.

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