[sf-perl] find latest version of module from cpan

Chris Weyl cweyl at alumni.drew.edu
Mon Aug 2 14:53:34 PDT 2010

On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 2:47 PM, Matthew Lanier <matt at lanier.org> wrote:
> folks-
> i'm looking for a way, either by probing cpan.perl.org via lwp, or via the
> cpan shell, to find out the latest available version of a module
> programatically.  constraints are:

If you only need to know the latest version, I generally just use the
interface setup for cpanm out at:


Chris Weyl
Ex astris scientia

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